NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Illumina's MiSeq platform is best positioned to benefit from the growing interest in desktop sequencing, a Piper Jaffray analyst said today.

In a research note analyst William Quirk also called recent speculation that Roche could be again pursuing the San Diego-based company "ridiculous and unfounded."

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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.