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Led by researchers at BBMRI-ERIC, the effort intends to clarify how entities should share data, including genomics information, across institutions and countries.

Be OK Post-Brexit

The UK science minister, Sam Gyimah, says researchers there will be OK post-Brexit at ScienceInsider.

Lots of Uncertainty

Nature News looks into how the looming 'Brexit' is affecting researchers in the UK and the Europe Union.

Seventeen European countries have signed a declaration to have a million genomes sequenced and shareable by 2022.

Consent — and the right to withdraw it — underlies the EU's newly effective General Data Protection Regulation for researchers in Europe and beyond.

The VISAGE consortium's efforts coincide with a push in Germany to allow DNA phenotyping and biogeographical ancestry testing in criminal investigations.

The change will be felt most immediately in Europe, where the Dutch molecular diagnostics company recently secured a CE-IVD mark for its MammaPrint BluePrint kit.

Edited Not Modified

A European Union lawyer argues that gene-edited crops should be exempt from genetically modified organism laws in the EU, the Guardian reports.

Over the next three years, the company and its partners will assess the OneRNA platform to diagnose bladder cancer, select treatment, and measure response and recurrence.

Stay a Spell

The European Union and the UK have developed an agreement that would enable EU researchers to stay in the UK post-Brexit, Science reports.

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 Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.), who chairs the Senate health committee, will be retiring at the end of his term, Stat News reports.

UCSF researchers find that having two X chromosomes may contribute to women's longer lifespans, according to Discover's D-brief blog.

The Wall Street Journal reports on the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's use of genetic approaches to study foodborne illnesses.

In PNAS this week: immune cell profiling of wild baboons by social status, metabolomics profiling of esophageal tumors, and more.