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Useful and Dangerous

For the past few months, a debate has raged on the pros and cons of publishing research that could be used in a dangerous manner and, in particular, whether a paper on how to make the H5N1 flu transmissible in mammals should be published in its entirety or with certain parts redacted. Nature, this week, published the complete study.

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At Wired, a science journalist discusses her decision not to undergo BRCA testing.

The Japan Times says regulations are needed to oversee human genome-editing research.

In PNAS this week: mutations linked to nasopharyngeal carcinoma, salivary proteins common among oral squamous cell carcinoma patients, and more.

In PLOS this week: molecular surveillance of S. Typhi, genome-wide association study of attention in children, and more.