NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Ambry Genetics announced today that it has signed an agreement with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, the University of Pittsburgh, and HonorHealth Research Institute to conduct a prospective multi-site research study on germline mutation prevalence in pancreatic cancer patients with a hereditary predisposition to the disease.

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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.

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In PNAS this week: analysis of proteolytic enzymes secreted by circulating tumor cells, phylogenetic study of Fv1 evolution, and more.