US Patent No. 9,133,503

Kits for detection of nucleic acids
Sep 17, 2015

Third Wave Technologies (Hologic) has been awarded US Patent No. 9,133,503, "Kits for detection of nucleic acids." 

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.