A University of Nottingham-led team has linked the expression of certain inflammation-related genes to personality traits.

As Kavita Vedhara and her colleagues report in Psychoneuroendocrinology, they compared the expression of pro-inflammatory genes as well as of genes involved in Type I interferon and antibody responses in 121 individuals to their scores on a personality measure.

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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.