A couple in the UK is cloning their dead dog, the Guardian reports. The couple, Laura Jacques and Richard Remde lost their pet boxer to brain cancer in June, and turned to the Sooam Biotech Research Foundation, which offers cloning services for $100,000. They are the first in the UK to purchase the company's services, though another woman won a contest to have her dachshund, Winnie, cloned.

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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.