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The UK's Labour Party wants to ban the use of non-invasive prenatal tests to tell parents the sex of their baby, BBC News reports. It adds that Labour wants to prevent the use of such testing for sex-selective abortions.

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A new approach may help limit the number of fish that are mislabeled at markets or restaurants, according to New Scientist.

Nature News reports that researchers in Japan hope to soon test the use of reprogrammed stem cells to treat damaged corneas.

At Slate, the R Street Institute's Nila Bala discusses the privacy rights of suspects that genetic genealogy approaches in law enforcement bring up.

In PNAS this week: numerous mobile genetic elements contribute to Vibrio cholerae drug resistance, troponin I mutations in sudden infant deaths, and more.