As Hsien-Hsien Lei points out, the Vatican has updated its list of deadly sins; there are now 14 instead of the original seven. According to the UK's Metro, the new sins include: genetic experimentation, tampering with the order of nature, pollution, social injustice, causing poverty, excessive wealth, and drug abuse.

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The UK's Human Fertility and Embryology Authority calls for consumer genetic testing companies to warn customers that testing could uncover family secrets, according to the Guardian.

The New York Times reports that United Nations delegates have been discussing how to govern the genetic resources of the deep sea.

Researchers have transplanted edited cells into mice that appear to combat cocaine addiction, New Scientist reports.

In PNAS this week: analysis of proteolytic enzymes secreted by circulating tumor cells, phylogenetic study of Fv1 evolution, and more.