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Research led by Bill Hahn used genome-wide loss-of-function screens to look for genes that regulate beta-catenin activity in colon cancer. Comparing results with copy number alterations in colon cancer data, he identified CDK8, that when suppressed, inhibits proliferation in colon cancer cells.

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The Washington Post reports on a Federal Bureau of Investigation plan to place rapid DNA analyzers at booking stations around the country.

In an editorial, officials from scientific societies in the US and China call for the international community to develop criteria and standards for human germline editing.

The US National Institutes of Health is to review studies that have received private support for conflicts of interest, according to the New York Times.

In Science this week: the PsychENCODE Consortium reports on the molecular mechanisms of neuropsychiatric disorders, and more.