This Week in Science

In the letters section of Science, Oxford researchers discuss the future of releasing DNA data. They say that the one-month delay to access the data is worth the wait. "But it is not just scientists' concerns that should be addressed; it is potential concerns of individuals participating in research projects and the maintenance of public trust. If it really transpires that fears are exaggerated, then open access could be resumed," they write.

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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.