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Science's Gonzo Scientist column returns with John Bohannon recounting the "Dance Your PhD" competition that took place in Austria. The online version goes into more detail -- each contestant also had time to describe his or her PhD work -- and has video. You don't want to miss Josef Penninger ("Analysis of thymic nurse cells in the chicken") doing the chicken dance.

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Matt Hancock, the UK health secretary, is calling for the swift rollout of predictive genetic tests, the Guardian reports.

A WHO panel is calling for a global registry of human germline gene-editing projects, according to Stat News.

Vox writes that lab mishaps involving pathogens are quite common.

In Genome Biology this week: analysis of wild and cultivated peach genomes, Hi-C-based pipeline for assembling microbial genomes from metagenomic data, and more.