This Week in Science

In Science this week, investigators from Nagoya University report data suggesting that it was modification, rather than loss, that resulted in modern day insects lacking wings on certain body regions. Insects today have wings exclusively on the second and third thoracic segments, yet insect fossil records show wing-like pads on other segments.

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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.