This Week in PLOS

In PLOS Genetics, researchers from Sweden, the UK, Estonia, and the US describe four lipid-related metabolites with shifts in blood levels linked to coronary heart disease. The team used mass spectrometry to profile metabolomics patterns in samples from more than 1,000 individuals enrolled in the Uppsala Longitudinal Study of Adult Men.

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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.