At Omics! Omics! Keith Robison wonders if it will be possible to use flexible medical spending accounts to pay for DNA testing. Since this benefit, provided by his employer, allows him to set aside a certain amount of pre-tax dollars from each paycheck to later be used to pay for medical expenses, he questions whether personal genomics companies have put any thought into it.

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The United Nations is to consider a ban on field testing gene drives at a meeting being held next week, Technology Review reports.

The US Department of Health and Human Services is beginning a series of meetings on human fetal tissue research, Stat News reports.

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