Nuffield Council

The Nuffield Council on Bioethics has released a number of recommendations for personalized medicine and consumer genomics testing in order to help the public avoid the possible pitfalls of genetic testing.

The Nuffield Council is seeking comments on whether direct-to-consumer genetic tests need to be regulated.

Using DNA to sketch crime victims might not be a great idea, the NYTimes says.

Science has its own problem with sexual harassment. What do we do with the research these abusers produce, Wired asks.

Senate Republicans led by Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) are trying to change how the government funds basic research, reports ScienceInsider.

In Science this week: combining genomics and ecology to better understand the effects of natural selection on evolution, and more.