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As Daniel MacArthur notes at his blog, Genetic Future, "The latest issue of Nature contains an embarrassment of riches for those of us interested in personal genomics." First up, a news story by Kelly Rae Chi checks into how successful genome-wide association studies have been in finding common variants.

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Matt Hancock, the UK health secretary, is calling for the swift rollout of predictive genetic tests, the Guardian reports.

A WHO panel is calling for a global registry of human germline gene-editing projects, according to Stat News.

Vox writes that lab mishaps involving pathogens are quite common.

In Genome Biology this week: analysis of wild and cultivated peach genomes, Hi-C-based pipeline for assembling microbial genomes from metagenomic data, and more.