This Week in PNAS

Columbia University's Ian Lipkin led an international team that unearthed dozens of hepaciviruses and pegiviruses in bats. As they report in the early, online edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the researchers started with an RNA sequencing-based look at viral diversity in blood samples from more than 400 African and Central American bats.

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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.