This Week in Nature

An article looks at how state stem cell funding in California will pan out as the CIRM is about to start doling out major awards for building renovations at state campuses and newly created institutions like the San Diego Consortium for Regenerative Medicine. "The consortium is an example of how California's philanthropists have become heavily involved in shaping the agency — and how scientists, in turn, have tapped into the state's private wealth," says a news feature.

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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.