In 1990, members of the Havasupai tribe in Arizona gave researchers at Arizona State University some DNA samples in order to see if the scientists could find a cause for the tribe's high incidence of diabetes. But, as the New York Times' Amy Harmon reports, the tribe sued when they found out that the geneticists were also using the blood samples to study mental illness and theories of the tribe's geographical origins.

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The US Food and Drug Administration has approved Kite Pharmaceuticals' CAR T-cell therapy for large B-cell lymphomas, the New York Times reports.

Kaiser Health News reports that gene therapies could cost more than a million dollars.

Worcester Polytechnic Institute researchers have received a grant to combine biology and computer science for high school students.

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