John Puckett was linked to a decades-old rape and murder case based solely on DNA evidence, The Atlantic reports, but the prosecution and defense attorneys had different interpretations of how uncommon a random match would be.

According to one interpretation, there was a one in 1.1 million chance that a random person would match the crime scene DNA evidence, but another interpretation put it at one in three.

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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.