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With the votes in from the House of Lords, the UK is the first country to allow the creation of human embryos using mitochondrial donation, an approach dubbed "three-person IVF" as nuclear DNA would come from the mother and father while a donor would provide mitochondrial DNA, as the Guardian reports.

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NPR says the explosion and fire earlier this week at a Russian lab that stores dangerous pathogens revives the question of whether such samples should be kept.

According to Wired, Nebula Genomics is providing a way for people to get their genomes sequenced anonymously.

A 26-year-old woman tells Cosmopolitan about learning her APOE status at a young age.

In Science journals this week: a functional genomic screen uncovers drug combination that increases KRAS inhibitor efficacy in aggressive lung cancer, and more.