Rather than only being what makes us all different, DNA also shows how similar people and all life on Earth are, writes 23andMe's Anne Wojcicki in an essay at the New York Times. The essay is part of a philosophical series exploring what it means to be human.
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US tax agency says 23andMe's genetic health test can be claimed as a medical expense for tax purposes, the Wall Street Journal reports.
The Guardian reports that some UK physicians are calling for increased regulation of direct-to-consumer genetic tests.
Two Democratic lawmakers argue at USA Today that independent science is under attack by the Trump Administration.
In PLOS this week: networks of genes co-expressed in depression, role of minichromosome maintenance genes in lung adenocarcinoma, and more.