House of Microbes

Humans have become an indoors species, and ecologists and microbiologists are beginning to sample such built environments to get to know what microbes live with people in their homes and other building, as 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.