NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Marking the end of years of litigation, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) announced this week that it has settled its patent malpractice lawsuit against its former patent counsel just days before the case was set to go to jury trial.

The specific terms of the settlement are not being made public, a CSHL spokesperson told Gene Silencing News. However, the spokesperson said that CSHL will receive a cash payout "in the millions" and that the institution is pleased with the outcome.

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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.

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