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The Foundation for the National Institutes of Health was created as a nonprofit buffer between NIH and outside companies wishing to fund research, but Stat News says recent ethical missteps call into question whether the foundation is providing that barrier.

"There's a veneer of safety when money is given through FNIH," a former high-ranking NIH official tells Stat News. "Now it's pretty clear FNIH has not provided much safety."

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Matt Hancock, the UK health secretary, is calling for the swift rollout of predictive genetic tests, the Guardian reports.

A WHO panel is calling for a global registry of human germline gene-editing projects, according to Stat News.

Vox writes that lab mishaps involving pathogens are quite common.

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