Testing for gene mutations that hinder the ability of colorectal cancer patients to respond to anti-EGFR drugs is a cost-effective way of administering such pricey treatments, according to a study based on simulated modeling that was published this week in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.

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A research duo estimates in PLOS One the number of papers that have used misidentified cell lines.

UK's National Institute for Health and Care Excellence approves GlaxoSmithKline's SCID gene therapy despite cost.

Science reports that Brazilian researchers are petitioning for the reversal of budget cuts.

In PLOS this week: gene flow patterns in common ash, guidelines for using morpholinos in zebrafish, and more.