A new study suggests that the lower funding rate seen among women of color is more due to their race than to their gender, BuzzFeed News reports. It adds that this finding is surprising, as women of color had previously been found to be in a "double bind" in the sciences — that they were at a double disadvantage because of both their race and their gender.

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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.