File this under "unexpected innovations due to DNA." GTO simply had to share this piece from a news team in Boston that reports on ScientificMatch.com, a dating service that claims it will find your perfect match based on your DNA. The Florida-based company says it looks at immune system genes because, according to its press release, "we love how other people smell when their immune systems are different from ours—they smell sexier." As Charlie Brown would say, good grief!

 

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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.