In the Pipeline's Derek Lowe talks about the occasional "perverse incentives" in oncology drug development. Lowe references an article from 2007 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology written by an investor, Tony Fiorino, who talks about the motives behind oncology research at large pharmaceutical companies versus small biotech start-ups.

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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.