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As the story goes, the idea that became polymerase chain reaction came to Kary Mullis as he was driving his car on the Pacific Coast Highway in California. That, Bitesize Bio's Rebecca Tirabassi notes, was in 1983.

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The partially reinstated US travel ban leaves space for uncertainty for researchers, Nature News says.

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Tweaking the skin microbiome could help address some skin conditions, the New York Times reports.

In PNAS this week: DNA methylation profiles of tumor tissue, gene dynamics in prokaryotes, and more.