Share the Code

A Nature editorial calls for greater sharing of computer code that's an integral part of work appearing in the journal or its sister journals. While it acknowledges that it may not always be possible for authors to share that information, the journal is requiring articles to include a statement regarding whether the code is available and if there are any restrictions on how it may be used.

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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.

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

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