This Week in Science

In this week's Science Translational Medicine, a multi-institute team reports on a pattern of microRNA expression that can be used to predict injury from radiation exposure. While exposure to high-energy radiation can cause damage to all living tissue, the hematopoietic system is particularly susceptible to radiation toxicity. However, injury from radiation can take weeks or even months to manifest.

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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.