In his Omics! Omics! blog, Keith Robison comments on the resignation of Marilee Jones, the MIT admissions director who left her post after nearly 30 years in the department when it came to light that she had claimed to have earned degrees when she in fact never did.

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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.