IF I CAN be so presumptuous, you have read my previous column and have taken my advice to stick to your knitting and develop products. “Now what?” you may ask.   Protection – no, not from nasty STDs, but from competitors and poachers. While protecting intellectual property might cost you money in the short term, it could save you big bucks in the long term and make your enterprise more attractive to potential investors.

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While gene therapies may have high price tags, they could be cheaper than the cost of managing disease, according to MIT's Technology Review.

Researchers are looking for markers that indicate which cancer patients may respond to immunotherapies, the Associated Press writes.

In Nature this week: paternal age associated with de novo mutations in children, and more.

Nature News writes that researchers are still wrangling over the role of the p-value.