Texas Children's Cancer Center

Both studies found that about 40 percent of pediatric cancer patients have mutations with potential clinical significance, either for diagnosis or treatment.

The new Pediatric Center for Personal Cancer Genomics and Therapeutics plans to routinely sequence every new patient that comes into the Texas Children's Cancer Center and hopes eventually to begin sequencing all new pediatric cancer cases in the state of Texas.

BCM has started a new pediatric cancer research center that will use clinical tumor sequencing for research and to develop treatments.

The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation has given a nearly $500,000 grant to the Texas Children's Cancer Center and Baylor to identify glioma-causing genetic mutations.

The US Food and Drug Administration has new guidelines that enable some gene and cell therapies to undergo expedited review, according to the New York Times.

Using gene drives to control invasive species might be too risky, an initial advocate of the approach says.

Researchers have grown tumors in 3D cell cultures to better understand cancer, the Economist reports.

In Science this week: intellectual property experts argue patent battles such as the one over CRISPR are wasteful, and more.