Is Judge Robert Sweet's decision to overturn Myriad's BRCA1 and BRCA2 gene patents the end of gene patenting as we know it? Genomics Law Report's John Conley and Dan Vorhaus broke down the case and its implications in their blog, saying it is an important decision, but it is equally important not to overstate things.

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The UK's Human Fertility and Embryology Authority calls for consumer genetic testing companies to warn customers that testing could uncover family secrets, according to the Guardian.

The New York Times reports that United Nations delegates have been discussing how to govern the genetic resources of the deep sea.

Researchers have transplanted edited cells into mice that appear to combat cocaine addiction, New Scientist reports.

In PNAS this week: analysis of proteolytic enzymes secreted by circulating tumor cells, phylogenetic study of Fv1 evolution, and more.