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Weill Cornell Medical College's Christopher Mason and his colleagues recently reported in Cell Systems that the New York City subway system is teeming with bacterial life. But some took issue with their inclusion in their report of finding DNA that appeared to be from Bacillus anthracis and Yersinia pestis.

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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.