The US Securities and Exchange Commission yesterday charged Elizabeth Holmes, the founder and CEO of Theranos, and Ramesh Balwani, its former president, with fraud, as 360Dx reports. The SEC alleges that Holmes and Balwani raised more than $700 million from investors by exaggerating or lying about the capabilities of the company's technology.

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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.