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Though editing human embryos to boost intelligence isn't yet possible, three researchers write in an opinion piece at Stat News that there is already a way to gauge which embryo may be the smartest and a company to help prospective parents do that. But they argue there should be limits to such testing.

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According to New Scientist, GEDmatch changed its terms and conditions over the weekend to opt its users out of law enforcement searches.

The Atlantic looks into time spent pursuing gene leads generated through candidate gene studies.

A twin study uncovers evidence that genes may influence whether someone gets a dog, Martha Stewart reports.

In PNAS this week: Cdx2 cells can help regenerate heart tissue in mice following a heart attack, PIWI-interacting small RNA levels in human cancer, and more.