Hwang Woo-Suk, the Korean researcher who claimed in 2004 to have cloned human embryos and then extracted stem cells from them, has been awarded a patent on the method by the US Patent and Trademark Office despite the subsequent findings that his work was fraudulent, the New York Times 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.