NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – A healthy lifestyle can moderate genetic risk of heart disease, according to an international team of researchers.

Researchers led by Sekar Kathiresan from Massachusetts General Hospital found that people at a high genetic risk of coronary artery disease who followed a healthy lifestyle could reduce their risk of a coronary event by about half, as compared to those who did not follow a healthy lifestyle.

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The Washington Post reports on a Federal Bureau of Investigation plan to place rapid DNA analyzers at booking stations around the country.

In an editorial, officials from scientific societies in the US and China call for the international community to develop criteria and standards for human germline editing.

The US National Institutes of Health is to review studies that have received private support for conflicts of interest, according to the New York Times.

In Science this week: the PsychENCODE Consortium reports on the molecular mechanisms of neuropsychiatric disorders, and more.