Sean Eddy's blog pointed us to Kevin Larry's "mildly enthused" interview with Cofactor Genomics, in which the co-founders detail "one of the more challenging projects they've worked on" — the teddy bear genome.

Warning: the video is long and contains graphic scenes of teddy bear disembowelment.

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The World Health Organization has announced the members of its gene-editing committee, according to NPR.

DARPA is working on developing algorithms that gauge the credibility of research findings, Wired reports.

The American Society of Breast Surgeons recommends all women diagnosed with breast cancer be offered genetic testing, the Washington Post says.

In Science this week: comparison of modern, historical rabbit exomes uncovers parallel evolution after myxoma virus exposure; and more.