The Google Doodle honors Rosalind Franklin, who would have turned 93 today. Franklin, a biophysicist and x-ray crystallographer, took the image that helped James Watson and Francis Crick determine the structure of DNA. They published that work in Nature in 1953, with Franklin's contribution noted in the acknowledgements.

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Researchers hope to tease out the signature effects that different carcinogens leave on the genome to determine their contributions to disease, Mosaic reports.

The Wall Street Journal looks into the cost of new gene therapies.

An Imperial College London-led team reports that it was able to use a gene drive to control a population of lab mosquitos.

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