Long Time

A British man has been shedding live poliovirus in his stool for the past 28 years, researchers say. The man has an autoimmune disorder that appears to have kept him from clearing the weakened virus contained in the oral polio vaccine he received as a child from his system.

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Germany's Project DEAL has come to an agreement with the publisher Wiley over journal access and open-access publishing, ScienceInsider reports.

Researchers uncover additional loci associated with lifespan, which the Telegraph says could be folded into a genetic test.

A Canadian panel recommends public coverage of the gene therapy Kymriah if its cost comes down, the Globe and Mail reports.

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: new accurate quantification by sequencing approach, CNV breakpoints in Plasmodium falciparum, and more.