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A new bill introduced by US Congressman Edward Markey (D-Mass.) to the House of Representatives calls for tougher reporting requirements to ClinicalTrials.gov, says Peter Mansell at PharmaTimes. The proposed legislation, called the Trial and Experimental Studies Transparency, or TEST, Act of 2012, would require that results from all clinical trials be posted to the database within a year of the trial's end.

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CNN reports that researchers have tied a new variant to opioid addiction risk.

Organoids derived from patients' tumors may help determine what chemotherapy treatment patients would benefit from, according to New Scientist.

An initiative from GenomeAsia 100K hopes to increase the number of South Asians in genetic research, according to NBC News.

In Science this week: genomic analysis of ancient and modern horses indicates population turnover, and more.