This Week in PLoS

In PLoS One this week, researchers at the Warsaw University of Life Sciences in Poland and elsewhere report a draft of the Cucumis sativus , better known as the cucumber, genome of the North-European Borszczagowski cultivar, line B10, as well as a comparative genomics analysis involving another cultivar, Arabidopsis thaliana, Populus trichocarpa, and Oryza sativa.

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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.