This article has been updated from a version posted June 16 to note that the miRNAs identified in the study require validation.

By Molika Ashford

Researchers from New York University, working with diagnostic company Exiqon, have identified several blood-based microRNAs with the potential to be used as biomarkers for melanoma recurrence risk.

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The US Food and Drug Administration has approved Kite Pharmaceuticals' CAR T-cell therapy for large B-cell lymphomas, the New York Times reports.

Kaiser Health News reports that gene therapies could cost more than a million dollars.

Worcester Polytechnic Institute researchers have received a grant to combine biology and computer science for high school students.

In Nature this week: variants associated with obsessive-compulsive disorder, review of key CRISPR enzymes, and more.