David Koch, the billionaire conservative best known for bankrolling the Tea Party, now has another credit to his name — he recently opened the David H. Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research at MIT, which he gave $100 million to help build, reports The New York Times' Michael Cooper. Koch — who has prostate cancer himself — says he routinely gives money for cancer research.

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Gene drives might run into biological resistance, the Economist reports.

Forensic experts exhumed painter Salvador Dalí's body to collect DNA for a paternity test, CBS News reports.

Yale Environment 360 writes that synthetic and conservation biologists aren't always on the same wavelength, but they are trying to reach an understanding.

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