Mosquito Measure

Some voters in Florida today are considering a ballot question regarding the release of genetically modified mosquitos to suppress disease-carrying mosquitos, ScienceInsider reports.

According to ScienceInsider, the question for Key Haven, Florida, reads:

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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.

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

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

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