The University of Brighton's Colin Smith calls on people who have had their genomes sequenced to make the data available to all, the Financial Times reports. It adds that Smith made his own genome available under an open consent agreement through the Personal Genome Project UK. Smith spoke at the British Science Festival.

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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.