This Week in Nature

In Nature this week, an international team led by investigators at Brown University reports its analysis of multiple phylogenomic data sets for mollusks — "containing up to 216,402 sites and 1,185 gene regions using multiple models and methods." The team unearthed evidence to "support the clade Aculifera, containing the three molluscan groups with spicules but without true shells, and … the monophyly of Conchifera." Overall, the team says its study will support further investigat

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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.

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

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

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