Security and Science

Researchers at the A. N. Belozersky Institute of Physico-Chemical Biology at Lomonosov Moscow State University have been told they have to get their research manuscripts approved by the state security service before they can submit them to journals or conferences, Nature News reports. These instructions, it adds, appear in the minutes from a recent meeting.

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The World Health Organization has announced the members of its gene-editing committee, according to NPR.

DARPA is working on developing algorithms that gauge the credibility of research findings, Wired reports.

The American Society of Breast Surgeons recommends all women diagnosed with breast cancer be offered genetic testing, the Washington Post says.

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