Outlasting Past Fraud

The Korean star scientist Woo Suk Hwang famously fell back to Earth when it was discovered that his therapeutic cloning research was riddled with ethical lapses and fabricated data. But he has been making a steady and dogged comeback of sorts, in part by cloning dogs, David Cyranoski reports in Nature.

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Researchers hope to tease out the signature effects that different carcinogens leave on the genome to determine their contributions to disease, Mosaic reports.

The Wall Street Journal looks into the cost of new gene therapies.

An Imperial College London-led team reports that it was able to use a gene drive to control a population of lab mosquitos.

In PNAS this week: genomic effects of silver fox domestication, limited effect of mitochondrial mutations on aging in fruit flies, and more.