Genetic genealogy as a police investigative tool came to the forefront with the Golden State Killer case in April 2018, but as the Salt Lake Tribune reports, two cases in Utah further exemplified both its potential power and controversy.
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The Wall Street Journal looks into FamilyTreeDNA's handling of genetic genealogy searches by law enforcement.
In a point-counterpoint in the Boston Globe, researchers discuss the potential of gene editing to prevent Lyme disease, but also the pitfalls of doing so.
MIT's Technology Review reports that researchers hope to develop a CRISPR-based pain therapy.
In Science this week: atlas of malaria parasites' gene expression across their life cycles, and more.