Through twin analysis, British and American researchers found genetic influences for whether a child is a bully or one's victim, reports the UK's Guardian. According to the article, genetic influences account for 73 percent of a child's chance of being victimized and 61 percent of their risk of being the bully. One person interviewed for the Guardian called this genetic-based risk a "red herring."

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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.