A peer reviewer's suggestion that a manuscript could be improved by the inclusion of a male author has drawn shock and outrage.

According to Retraction Watch, Fiona Ingleby, a postdoc at the University of Sussex, and her colleague Megan Head at the Australian National University submitted a manuscript that examined gender differences in the transition from graduate school to being a postdoc.

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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.