US Patent No. 9,499,814

Methods for identifying drug effects on a cell by determining changes in the cell's spliced message profile
Dec 08, 2016

The University of California has been awarded US Patent No. 9,499,814, "Methods for identifying drug effects on a cell by determining changes in the cell's spliced message profile."

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.