NCT

A partnership involving Heidelberg University Hospital, the National Center for Tumor Diseases, and the German Cancer Research Institute is serving patients across Germany.

The tumor cell genome of 250 prostate cancer patients ages 50 and younger will be compared with gene sequences from healthy cells to uncover gene mutations that can cause and promote prostate cancer, and ultimately to create a map of all genetic modifications involving prostate cancer.

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.

Researchers have transplanted edited cells into mice that appear to combat cocaine addiction, New Scientist reports.

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