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Getting your genetic data deleted isn't easy and may not even be possible, writes Bloomberg's Kristen Brown.

She has sent her saliva to Ancestry.com, 23andMe, and Helix for analysis, and shared her genetic information with others, but writes at Bloomberg that she has become concerned with how much she has shared and decided to contact the genetic testing companies to have her information deleted and samples destroyed.

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Russian CRISPR researcher moves along with plans to ultimately alter the genes of embryos of deaf couples, though awaits regulatory approval, Nature News reports.

University of California, San Francisco, researchers have uncovered a gene mutations that appears to make a father-son duo more efficient sleepers.

NPR reports a large health insurer has begun to cover some pharmacogenetic tests for psychiatric drugs.

In PLOS this week: genome-wide association study of non-syndromic orofacial cleft subtypes, epigenetic and transcriptomic analysis of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma, and more.