Martin Evans just received his Nobel Prize in medicine along with Mario Capecchi and Oliver Smithies. In this Guardian article, his colleagues call him laid-back and modest. As a PhD advisor, one recalls, he was hands-off but sometimes hard to track down. Evans' colleagues also predict that his full impact on biology has yet to be seen.

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Researchers hope to tease out the signature effects that different carcinogens leave on the genome to determine their contributions to disease, Mosaic reports.

The Wall Street Journal looks into the cost of new gene therapies.

An Imperial College London-led team reports that it was able to use a gene drive to control a population of lab mosquitos.

In PNAS this week: genomic effects of silver fox domestication, limited effect of mitochondrial mutations on aging in fruit flies, and more.