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.
Robert Redfield is floated as the next director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Washington Post reports.
The New York Times writes that the National Institutes of Health's All of Us Research Program is "ambitious" and that some are concerned it might be overly so.
Representative Lamar Smith's criticism of the National Science Foundation has "changed the nature of the conversation," according to ScienceInsider.
In PLOS this week: non-coding RNA function in yeast, transcriptomic profiles of malaria parasites, and more.