Just where Tsar Nicholas II and his family were buried after their execution by Bolshevik revolutionaries in 1918 — and whether all were killed — has been a long-standing mystery, one that Russian investigators hope to finally put to rest using DNA testing and exhumation of an emperor, NPR reports.

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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.