Originally published on Feb. 2.

By Turna Ray

Medco Health Solutions' acquisition of DNA Direct this week will bring genetic testing guidance and utilization expertise to the pharmacy benefit manager's personalized medicine efforts.

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The United Nations is to consider a ban on field testing gene drives at a meeting being held next week, Technology Review reports.

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