Time to Speak Up

If you've got a few free minutes and a desire to share how you feel about direct-to-consumer genomic testing, head on over here for a survey that's part of Sudeepa Abeysinghe's doctoral research at the Australian National University. According to the survey's introduction, "The study aims to gain an appreciation of users’ experiences and perspectives of direct-to-consumer genomic testing. This will aid in achieving a greater understanding of the utilization and impact of these tests within society generally."

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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.