This Week in Cell

In a paper published online in advance in Cell this week, a team led by investigators at Cancer Research UK shows that "CTCF-binding locations are highly conserved across mammals." The team identified more than 5,000 robust and tissue-independent locations conserved when comparing ChIP-seq data from six mammals.

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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.