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The popularity of at-home genetic testing — whether it's to find out where your ancestors came from or to figure out what your chances for cancer are — is continuing to increase. But as doctors and patients try to figure out how to use the information these tests produce, the line between patient and consumer is "blurring," Newsweek says.

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US National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins says he will avoid male-only speaker panels.

Two patients fell ill, and one subsequently died, following a fecal microbiome transplant that harbored multi-drug-resistant bacteria, according to the New York Times.

Technology Review reports that eGenesis is testing whether organs from genetically modified pigs can be transplanted into monkeys.

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