This Week in Nature

In Nature Genetics this week, an international research team presents a large genome-wide association study of Alzheimer's disease, identifying new loci and pathways that influence disease risk. The study includes 71,880 Alzheimer's cases and more than 380,000 controls, and uncovers 29 risk loci implicating 215 potential causative genes.

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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.

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

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

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