Access and Authority

Congressional lawmakers have introduced a bill that would enable terminally ill patients to more easily try experimental drugs, Pharmalot's Ed Silverman reports. The bill, Silverman adds, would prevent the federal government, including the Food and Drug Administration and the Drug Enforcement Administration, from impeding access.

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The Washington Post reports on a Federal Bureau of Investigation plan to place rapid DNA analyzers at booking stations around the country.

In an editorial, officials from scientific societies in the US and China call for the international community to develop criteria and standards for human germline editing.

The US National Institutes of Health is to review studies that have received private support for conflicts of interest, according to the New York Times.

In Science this week: the PsychENCODE Consortium reports on the molecular mechanisms of neuropsychiatric disorders, and more.