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DNA testing is changing the practice of medicine, but laws in the US aren't keeping up with the progress of technology. Now, doctors are already facing a pile of lawsuits that sometimes hold them liable for how they offer, interpret, and counsel patients about genetic tests.

The LawSeq project is aiming to ameliorate that dynamic, Science Magazine reports. The 3-year, $2 million project is building a legal foundation to support genomic medicine. 

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At a meeting this week, researchers and others discussed the regulatory oversight needed for germline genome editing.

The US Food and Drug Administration has asked questions about Myriad Genetics' GeneSight test, according to Bloomberg.

Researchers report that neutrophil extracellular traps appear to binds gallstones together, according to New Scientist.

In Science this week: approach to infer genotype-by-environment interaction from genetic variants associated with phenotypic variability, and more.