Two Titans Meet

Google and IBM have teamed up to improve online medical record-keeping, reports the Wall Street Journal. Using IBM's software, consumers can migrate their medical data into a personal record at Google Health and other software can transfer the data from there to electronic medical records kept by health care companies or primary care physicians. IBM's software would also allow users to update their records with daily blood pressure or glucose level readings.

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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.