This Week in Nature

In a news story, Brendan Maher reports on the focus on exome sequencing at the Cold Spring Harbor Biology of Genomes meeting. According to Maher, the International Cancer Genome Consortium will focus on sequencing exomes, or just the 1 percent of the genome that is known to code for proteins. However, some say that this could turn out to be a "piecemeal half-step, and not provide a full picture of the mutations that lead to cancer," he writes.

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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.