The BBC reports that the British government will invest £67 million to rebuild the venerable Laboratory of Molecular Biology, run by the Medical Research Council. The MRC will put the money toward renovating the 40-year-old building, promoting new research in areas such as neurobiology, and expanding the lab's commercial activities.

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The Washington Post reports on a Federal Bureau of Investigation plan to place rapid DNA analyzers at booking stations around the country.

In an editorial, officials from scientific societies in the US and China call for the international community to develop criteria and standards for human germline editing.

The US National Institutes of Health is to review studies that have received private support for conflicts of interest, according to the New York Times.

In Science this week: the PsychENCODE Consortium reports on the molecular mechanisms of neuropsychiatric disorders, and more.