Annals of Balderdash

Some academic and scientific papers read like incomprehensible babble, as though their authors randomly plucked erudite jargon and squashed it together into a sandwich with citations and graphs, and then some papers are quite literally just that.

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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.

In Science this week: full CRISPR locus integration complex structure, and more.