Researchers led by Andrew Paterson at the University of Georgia are making the cotton genome publicly available, according to a press release at USAgNet. As part of the US Department of Energy's Joint Genome Institute's Community Sequencing Program, researchers from seven countries sequenced Gossypium raimondii in part with next-gen sequencers.

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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.