The FDA should back off of 23andMe and allow the firm to continue selling its consumer genomics service because it is unlikely to lead to unnecessary diagnostic tests and medical procedures, argues Forbes writer Frida Polli.

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A fire at a Manchester hospital may have destroyed lab equipment and data, the Guardian reports.

Researchers generate a genetic database from skeletal remains from the 1845 Franklin Expedition to the Arctic, Live Science reports.

Researchers in China have begun another trial using CRISPR/Cas9 approaches in cancer patients, according to the Wall Street Journal.

In Science this week: human DNA found in sediments from archeological sites lacking bones, and more.