This Week in Nature

In Nature this week, an international team of researchers presents an analysis of the genome sequences of 198 living bird species, offering an in-depth look at the evolutionary relationships of modern birds. The researchers analyzed more than 390,000 bases of genomic sequence data from each of the species, which represent all major bird lineages plus two crocodilian subgroups.

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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.