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At the Guardian's Notes & Theories blog this week, Ian Sample ponders how, exactly, "synthetic biologists keep the support of the public." At a recent Royal Academy of Engineering event, he spoke with the Shanghai Institute for Biological Science's Zhao Guoping, who told Sample there is a "need for common international standards for the organic bits and pieces that s

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The Oregon state Senate unanimously passed a bill that would make it easier for people convicted of crimes to initiate DNA testing of evidence, according to the Associated Press.

People reports that researchers have uncovered genetic variants that lead people to always feel full.

Florida state senators are to weigh a bill prohibiting life insurance companies from using genetic information in coverage decisions, according to Florida Politics.

In Genome Research this week: metagenomic sequencing assay that detects pathogens in cerebrospinal fluid, single-tube long fragment read approach, and more.