In on the Biotech

Start-up accelerator Y Combinator has invested in a number of web-based companies, including Airbnb and Dropbox, and it is now bringing its model of investing a few thousand dollars in a company at its early stages to the biotech realm, Nature reports.

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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.