Patients with lung cancer who have a certain gene mutation are more likely to respond to the chemotherapeutic agents cisplatin or carboplatin, according to research conducted at the Massachusetts General Hospital.

Results of this retrospective study may help oncologists better select patients for these commonly prescribed drugs. “We hope that this type of research will one day enable doctors and patients to make more informed decisions about chemotherapy treatments,” study author Sarada Gurubhagavatula said in a statement.

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A new analysis examines the gender gap among paper authors in the sciences and says it may take decades or more to close.

Researchers have uncovered signals of selection that may enable the Bajau people to free five hundreds of feet deep, Reuters reports.

In Science this week: paternally inherited cis-regulatory structural variants in autism, and more.

A new report outlines issues facing the implementation of personalized medicine in the UK, the Independent reports.

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