DNA phenotyping has led to an arrest and confession in a Texas murder case, the Associated Press reports.

Using DNA found at the crime scene where 25-year-old Chantay Blankinship was beaten to death, Parabon NanoLabs created a sketch of the suspect. Based on markers within DNA the police had, the company estimated the alleged killer's skin tone, eye color, hair color, and face shape.

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Lawmakers have asked four direct-to-consumer genetic testing companies to explain their privacy policies and security measures, according to Stat News.

The Trump Administration has proposed a plan to reorganize the federal government, the Washington Post reports.

In Science this week: genetic overlap among many psychiatric disorders, and more.

The Economist writes that an increasing number of scientific journals don't do peer review.