The Wall Street Journal reports on research out of the Johns Hopkins University Kimmel Cancer Center that describes a new blood test which can decipher a patient’s genetic fingerprint in search of known DNA biomarkers for cancer based on the sequences of several tumor types.

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The Washington Post reports on a Federal Bureau of Investigation plan to place rapid DNA analyzers at booking stations around the country.

In an editorial, officials from scientific societies in the US and China call for the international community to develop criteria and standards for human germline editing.

The US National Institutes of Health is to review studies that have received private support for conflicts of interest, according to the New York Times.

In Science this week: the PsychENCODE Consortium reports on the molecular mechanisms of neuropsychiatric disorders, and more.