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A team from Columbia University is carrying out a set of interviews and surveys they intend to use to create guidelines for acquiring informed consent from subjects of genomic sequencing studies for the return of "incidental," or secondary, findings.

The new FDA rule will require consent forms for medical device and drug trials to explain that data will be made public through an NIH website.

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University of California, San Diego researchers investigate how skin care products influence the skin microbiome, Scientific American reports.

Three genetic testing companies form a coalition to influence how Congress considers genetic privacy, The Hill reports.

The Wall Street Journal examines billing codes used by uBiome.

In PNAS this week: links between lung adenocarcinoma and lncRNA, algorithm to impute and cluster Hi-C interaction profiles from single cells, and more.