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The US Food and Drug Administration approved sipuleucel-T, marketed as Provenge, last April for the treatment of a form of prostate cancer, and, with a $31,000 price tag per treatment, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services decided to conduct its own review of the drug, write James Chambers and Peter Neumann from Tufts Medical Center in an online first New England Journal of Medicine perspective.

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ScienceInsider reports that a new security policy at the US Food and Drug Administration may prevent foreign nationals from working there.

WBUR in Boston looks into Orig3n's genetic fitness assessments to find more research is needed.

Cleveland.com reports that getting a DNA profile removed from a law enforcement database can be tricky.

In PNAS this week: de novo mutations contribute to non-syndromic craniosynostosis, fungal tree of life, and more.