This Week in PLoS

Two papers in PLoS Computational Biology this week try to better understand the three-dimensional structure of proteins. In one, scientists at the Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics developed a method to more precisely find the minimal subset of residues that can define the global structure of a protein.

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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.