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When Family Tree DNA announced a year ago that it was working with the US Federal Bureau of Investigation, the firm said it was doing so to help the victims of violent crimes. But Buzzfeed News now reports that shortly after making that announcement, the firm declined to provide a rival, Parabon Nanolabs, access to its database to search for matches.

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The Washington Post reports on researchers' efforts to determine the effect of an increasingly common SARS-CoV-2 mutation.

Florida Politics reports Florida's law barring life, long-term care, and disability insurers from using genetic information in coverage decisions went into effect at the beginning of July.

A new analysis finds a link between popular media coverage of a scientific study and how often that paper is cited.

In Nature this week: CRISPR approaches to editing plant genomes, way to speed up DNA-PAINT, and more.