A team of researchers at Cold Spring Harbor Lab headed by Alea Mills found what they’ve shown to be a master switch for cancer. After performing studies on both mice and humans, Mills tracked the location of the so-far elusive granddaddy of tumor suppressor genes, CHD5. The CHD5 gene maps to a region

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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.