NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The National Institutes of Health this week proposed receiving an additional $323 million in Alzheimer's disease funding over what has already been budgeted for the agency in fiscal 2017, stating that the additional money would significantly accelerate research into a disease that is expected to affect more than 65 million people worldwide by 2030.

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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.