Concerns about the use of DNA testing technology for eugenics is a perpetual concern, but in the search for better beef, genetic profiling of bulls is gaining traction.

According to radio station KUNC, bull breeders are increasingly turning to genetic testing to fetch the highest prices for the best bulls based on the animals' genetic profiles.

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The Washington Post reports on a Federal Bureau of Investigation plan to place rapid DNA analyzers at booking stations around the country.

In an editorial, officials from scientific societies in the US and China call for the international community to develop criteria and standards for human germline editing.

The US National Institutes of Health is to review studies that have received private support for conflicts of interest, according to the New York Times.

In Science this week: the PsychENCODE Consortium reports on the molecular mechanisms of neuropsychiatric disorders, and more.