This Week in PNAS

In the early, online edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, a Harvard University researcher discusses evidence for apparent natural selection in humans in the US. Jonathan Beauchamp tapped data from individuals in the Health and Retirement study, a population cohort comprised of individuals of European descent born between 1931 and 1953.

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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.