Open Education News, a blog that aggregates and publishes news related to open education, has officially launched, says Peter Suber. Modeled after Suber's own Open Access News blog, OEN is supported by Mark Shuttleworth (of Ubuntu fame). The growing movement hopes to bring education to those without access to formal schools and the financial and structural support they offer.

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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.