This week in Genome Biology, Japanese researchers performed the first genome-wide analysis of EGR-1 binding sites. While it's known that EGR-1 plays a role in monocytic differentiation, their technique allowed them to further describe how.

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Germany's Project DEAL has come to an agreement with the publisher Wiley over journal access and open-access publishing, ScienceInsider reports.

A Canadian panel recommends public coverage of the gene therapy Kymriah if its cost comes down, the Globe and Mail reports.

Researchers uncover additional loci associated with lifespan, which the Telegraph says could be folded into a genetic test.

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: new accurate quantification by sequencing approach, CNV breakpoints in Plasmodium falciparum, and more.