A Question Remains

The Nadeau family turned to whole-genome sequencing to try to suss out the cause the hearing loss that of five of the 10 children had, the Boston Globe recounts. Jeanne and Andy Nadeau also wanted to know whether that loss would worsen as the children got older — the kids can hear some frequencies, but not all.

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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.