The Wood for the Trees blog's Maria Hodges offers her 10 ideas for those researchers looking to build a really "terrible" database: First, make submission of data difficult, because scientists are smart people, and they'll eventually figure out how to do it.

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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.