Perhaps if you're British it ain't no big thing. Curiously, a talk to be given by recently awarded Nobel Prize winner Sir Martin Evans was cancelled due to "lack of interest," reports the BBC. On Monday he was awarded the Nobel for medicine for creating knockout mice (and is also at the forefront of stem cell research); on Wednesday, no one cares! (Well, almost no one, since GTO would be in attendance if the UK wasn't so far away.)

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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.