biosimulation

The goal of the project is to build a dynamic model of liver function in rats and humans that will account for effects of genetic variations and other variables, such as patient gender, age, behavioral traits, and environmental factors.

The institute and the computer modeling company will develop 'virtual patient' models for drug-induced liver toxicity.

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.