DNA testing firms have created a lobbying group to help develop data privacy laws, but the Los Angeles Times' David Lazarus writes in his column that these efforts might yield laws that are not stringent enough.
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The Guardian reports that some UK physicians are calling for increased regulation of direct-to-consumer genetic tests.
US tax agency says 23andMe's genetic health test can be claimed as a medical expense for tax purposes, the Wall Street Journal reports.
Two Democratic lawmakers argue at USA Today that independent science is under attack by the Trump Administration.
In PLOS this week: networks of genes co-expressed in depression, role of minichromosome maintenance genes in lung adenocarcinoma, and more.