DNA, Skin Protector

A sunscreen that includes a dose of DNA might be able to protect the skin from sun damage, Harper's Bazaar reports. It adds that the DNA-based sunscreen appears to get better at protecting the skin the longer it's in the sun and might not have to be re-applied that often.

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The UK's Human Fertility and Embryology Authority calls for consumer genetic testing companies to warn customers that testing could uncover family secrets, according to the Guardian.

The New York Times reports that United Nations delegates have been discussing how to govern the genetic resources of the deep sea.

Researchers have transplanted edited cells into mice that appear to combat cocaine addiction, New Scientist reports.

In PNAS this week: analysis of proteolytic enzymes secreted by circulating tumor cells, phylogenetic study of Fv1 evolution, and more.