NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Although an aggressive form of lung cancer known as small-cell lung cancer is marked by high mutation rates, it's still possible to detect recurrent alterations affecting a few main pathways and processes in these cancers by bringing together different types of genomic data, two new studies in Nature Genetics reveal.

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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.