The UK's Human Fertility and Embryology Authority has called on consumer genetic testing companies to better warn their customers that testing could reveal family secrets and point them to where they can get counseling, the Guardian reports.
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Researchers describe a way to share data while keeping it secure, Agence France Presse reports.
In Science this week: genetic mutations typically associated with esophageal cancer are common in older, healthy individuals, and more.
India's Council of Scientific and Industrial Research has a new director-general, according to ScienceInsider.
A new study links more than a hundred genes to autism spectrum disorder, Discover's D-brief blog reports.