Genetic testing results have led to the break up of thousands of couples in Saudi Arabia, the BBC reports.

After taking pre-marriage health tests, some 165,000 couples have called off their wedding plans after results indicated "genetic incompatibilities." This, the Saudi Gazette says, is about 60 percent of the participants in the program.

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

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.