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In this week's Science, Miami-based artist Xavier Cortada describes his recent participartory art installation, Sequentia, in which he "invited 400 museum visitors to help synthesize a DNA molecule" based on postcards they selected at random "depicting one of the four nucleotide paintings and attached them along the exhibit's wall." Kalai Mathee's group at Florida International University then synthesized the

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A fire at a Manchester hospital may have destroyed lab equipment and data, the Guardian reports.

Researchers generate a genetic database from skeletal remains from the 1845 Franklin Expedition to the Arctic, Live Science reports.

Researchers in China have begun another trial using CRISPR/Cas9 approaches in cancer patients, according to the Wall Street Journal.

In Science this week: human DNA found in sediments from archeological sites lacking bones, and more.