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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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.