This Week in Nature

Proteomicists have initiated a proposal to start the Human Proteome Project, a coordinated, systematic, large-scale effort to map all the human proteins. For each protein, they hope to identify and locate it within a tissue, as well as categorize all its protein-protein interactions. At a cost of $1 billion, says this article, it's questionable whether they can convince the community of its value enough to ramp up.

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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.