A federal official tells CNN that DNA tests are being used to try to reunite migrant families that were separated at the southern US border. GenomeWeb adds that the tests have been ordered and performed by the Department of Health and Human Services' Office of Refugee Resettlement.

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The data generated by 100,000 Genomes Project is being housed on military servers due to attacks by hackers, Naked Security reports.

A new poll finds most US adults are not familiar with personalized medicine, according to HealthDay.

Vox reports that the United Nations' Convention on Biological Diversity decided against a gene drive moratorium.

In Science this week: sequencing of neuroblastomas uncovers alterations linked to prognosis, and more.