More women in Northern Ireland are seeking genetic testing for breast cancer risk, BBC News reports. It says more than 2,000 women in Northern Ireland have undergone BRCA1 and BRCA2 testing, an increase of 10 percent in 10 years, and that that's at a higher level than in England.

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Researchers hope to tease out the signature effects that different carcinogens leave on the genome to determine their contributions to disease, Mosaic reports.

The Wall Street Journal looks into the cost of new gene therapies.

An Imperial College London-led team reports that it was able to use a gene drive to control a population of lab mosquitos.

In PNAS this week: genomic effects of silver fox domestication, limited effect of mitochondrial mutations on aging in fruit flies, and more.