A survey by the Lemelson-MIT Program says that teens in America are interested in science, engineering, and math but don't have the proper mentorship to pursue those fields as careers. Two-thirds of the kids, in fact, "said that the lack of a mentor would discourage them from entering a science or engineering career," says a post at Ars Technica.

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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.