Delegates at the United Nations have been discussing a legal framework to govern the genetic resources of the deep sea, the New York Times reports. The world's oceans, it notes, fall outside the control of any one country.
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Nature News reports that researchers in Japan hope to soon test the use of reprogrammed stem cells to treat damaged corneas.
A new approach may help limit the number of fish that are mislabeled at markets or restaurants, according to New Scientist.
At Slate, the R Street Institute's Nila Bala discusses the privacy rights of suspects that genetic genealogy approaches in law enforcement bring up.
In PNAS this week: numerous mobile genetic elements contribute to Vibrio cholerae drug resistance, troponin I mutations in sudden infant deaths, and more.