This Week in PNAS

A study of phylogenetic and population genetic patterns in mouse lemurs gives insight into geographic change in Madagascar, according to a paper appearing in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences this week. Madagascar is currently marked by rainforests in the east and dry deciduous forests, separated by a grassland savanna that's thought to have been created by human activity.

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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.