In the past couple of months, researchers have sounded some alarms about induced pluripotent stem cells, says Not Exactly Rocket Science's Ed Yong. There have always been reasons to think that iPSCs aren't exactly like human embryonic stem cells, but now researchers have reason to be concerned about the differences.

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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.