This Week in PNAS

In the early, online edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, researchers from Denmark, the Netherlands, and the US report on their DNA sequencing of ancient samples from a 17th century burial ground on Saint Martin in their effort to understand the geographic origins of individuals involved in the transatlantic slave trade.

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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.