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The results of some gene tests bring more uncertainty than was present before testing, the New York Times writes. It highlights the cases of a few patients who underwent testing for one disease, but found out they had a variant — often linked to another disease — whose significance is hard to interpret.

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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.