Moose Count

In some parts of Alaska, state wildlife biologists determine the number of moose living there by aerial surveys, but as such surveys aren't feasible in Anchorage, biologists are turning to DNA sampling instead, the Associated Press reports.

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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.