Researchers aim to more quickly share gene sequence data from the Ebola and MERS viruses, Reuters reports.

By making this data widely available in nearly real-time, researchers from the UK, Saudi Arabia, and West Africa hope to speed up work in diagnosing, treating, and preventing the diseases.

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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.