The conference held last week in Bethesda, Md., looked at how the public was receiving information about their own genetics, as well as advances in the field via blogs and the mainstream media.
The National Functional Genomics Center will work with researchers from several institutions to find ovarian cancer markers.
The Nuffield Council is seeking comments on whether direct-to-consumer genetic tests need to be regulated.
In Science this week: metagenomic-based technique for determining protein structure, and more.
An academic laments the rise of narcissism in the sciences, the Guardian reports.
Outgoing FDA commissioner Robert Califf writes in an editorial that the agency can help boost innovation.
The Trump transition team has asked NIH Director Francis Collins to remain at his post, though it's unclear for how long that will be.