This Week in PLOS

In PLOS Genetics, researchers from Australia's Monash University explore the process of genetic compensation in zebrafish model organisms with mutations affecting a highly conserved skeletal actin component gene implicated in a neuromuscular condition called nemaline myopathy in humans. Using PCR analyses and other approaches, the team tracked expression in zebrafish carrying actc1b gene mutations generated by chemical mutagenesis.

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The UK's Human Fertility and Embryology Authority calls for consumer genetic testing companies to warn customers that testing could uncover family secrets, according to the Guardian.

The New York Times reports that United Nations delegates have been discussing how to govern the genetic resources of the deep sea.

Researchers have transplanted edited cells into mice that appear to combat cocaine addiction, New Scientist reports.

In PNAS this week: analysis of proteolytic enzymes secreted by circulating tumor cells, phylogenetic study of Fv1 evolution, and more.