The gene patenting fight is heading back to the US Supreme Court, the Associated Press reports. According to ScienceInsider, the court added that it will only consider the issue of whether human genes are "patent-eligible."
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In Nature this week: genome-wide transcriptome analysis of brain samples from people with autism spectrum disorder, flounder genome, and more.
Researchers used T-cell transfer therapy to target mutation KRAS, according to the New York Times.
The US Senate has passed the 21st Century Cures Act, which would provide a funding boost at NIH while overhauling FDA policies.
Bloomberg reports that President-elect Donald Trump is considering Jim O'Neill for Food and Drug Administration commissioner.