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A recent series of 10 articles published in Science highlights the problem of "data deluge," says The Chronicle of Higher Education's Josh Fischman. Scientists are "wasting" data and money because of the lack of data libraries and other resources needed to share as much of the information as possible, he adds.

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The US Food and Drug Administration has new guidelines that enable some gene and cell therapies to undergo expedited review, according to the New York Times.

Using gene drives to control invasive species might be too risky, an initial advocate of the approach says.

In Science this week: intellectual property experts argue patent battles such as the one over CRISPR are wasteful, and more.

Researchers have grown tumors in 3D cell cultures to better understand cancer, the Economist reports.