When Boring Is Good

Getting your genome sequenced or getting genotyped is increasingly within reach for many people, including healthy people, and NBC News' Nancy Snyderman and some of her family members took a dive into their genetics. Snyderman underwent both 23andMe testing and Illumina sequencing.

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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.