A Regulatory Move

China is halting the use of certain genetic tests, Forbes' Shu-Ching Jean Chen reports. In what Chen calls a vaguely worded announcement, the China Food and Drug Administration says certain technologies, including prenatal genetic testing, will be subject to governmental regulation.

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A federal grand jury has indicted Elizabeth Holmes and Ramesh Balwani for alleged wire fraud in conjunction with their activities at Theranos.

Nature News reports that some developers are nervous about GitHub's acquisition by Microsoft.

A direct-to-consumer genetic testing company sent out used spit kits, CNBC reports.

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