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The Guardian reports that senior management at the Wellcome Sanger Institute is under investigation after allegations of bullying and discrimination.

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Cancer researcher loses funding under new Wellcome Trust anti-bullying policies, the Guardian reports.

Wellcome Sanger Institute researchers showed that Cas9-induced DNA breaks frequently resolved into deletions extending over many kilobases in the genome.

The Wellcome Trust has announced that it is starting a new program to fund risky research ideas, Science reports.

Genome-wide association study hits can uncover potential therapies for conditions like inflammatory bowel disease, a Biology of Genomes speaker said.

The Wellcome Trust has unveiled a new anti-bullying and harassment policy, according to Nature News.

Inder Verma had been on leave from PNAS since December after three female scientists at the Salk Institute filed a lawsuit claiming gender discrimination.

The panel is designed to measure genetic markers in whole-blood samples in order to predict which patients are likely to experience a severe, relapsing form of the disease.

Scientists have sequenced more than 2,700 distinct strains from the National Collection of Type Cultures, a non-profit biorepository run by Public Health England.

Figures from the Wellcome Trust show that women there earn less than men, according to the Guardian

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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.