Chinese researchers describe interactions between competitive endogenous RNAs in four tissues from the rhesus macaque, which they profiled in an effort to better understand gene regulatory roles for non-coding RNA. Using RNA sequencing, the team tracked messenger RNA and long non-coding RNA expression in brain, lung, colon, and liver tissue over time during rhesus development.

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The Washington Post reports on a Federal Bureau of Investigation plan to place rapid DNA analyzers at booking stations around the country.

In an editorial, officials from scientific societies in the US and China call for the international community to develop criteria and standards for human germline editing.

The US National Institutes of Health is to review studies that have received private support for conflicts of interest, according to the New York Times.

In Science this week: the PsychENCODE Consortium reports on the molecular mechanisms of neuropsychiatric disorders, and more.