This Week in Science

In this week's Science, a team of Spanish scientists publishes a study showing that roundworms exposed to high temperatures undergo genetic changes that are passed to their offspring for many generations through both sperm and egg. Previous work has shown that starvation or exposure to high temperatures can alter the expression of messenger RNA in Caenorhabditis elegans and that this effect can persist in up to three generations.

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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.