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With more people seeking genetic testing, the New York Times reports that more instances in which the wrong donor sperm was used to conceive children decades back are coming to light. This, it adds, highlights the light regulation of sperm banks and fertility clinics.

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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.