Over at HealthNex, a blog associated with IBM, guest contributor Hsien-Hsien Lei offers up a fun top 10 list of the ways DNA technology will change your life. #10: DNA makes you hip. "Pop culture references to DNA are rife. If you want to be 'in,' learn how to mention DNA in casual conversation," Lei writes.

 

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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.