Researchers at the Center for Systems Biology in Boston have discovered a new kind of immune cell, which may change the way the body's response to bacterial infection is studied, says New Scientist. The team's study, recently published in Science, describes innate response activator B-cells — IRA-B.

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American scientists find themselves once again warning the Trump administration not to dismiss science, the New Yorker report.

A new study suggests CRISPR could be used to save coral reefs from dying off, Forbes reports.

Researchers have found that the i-motif shape of DNA previously observed in the lab also exists in human cells, and that it may serve a purpose.

In PNAS this week: a genomic, transcriptomic, and metabolomic analysis of the tea plant, Arabidopsis thaliana's adaptations to specific local environments, and more.