This Week in Science

In this week’s issue of Science, researchers report that RTEL-1 enforces meiotic crossover homeostasis ― specifically, it acts as a regulator of the distance between crossover events on the same chromosome to prevent interference.

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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.