Researchers at Munich's Max Planck Institute for Psychiatry showed that mutations in the ABCB-1 gene affect how three widely used antidepressants work – or don't work, reports this Reuters article. Using mice genetically engineered to lack this gene, they found the gene and the protein blocked Celexa and Effexor but not Remeron.

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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.