A paper in the inaugural issue of Microbiome describes the effort to develop and design a synthetic stool mixture to treat people with Clostridium difficile infections. Researchers led by the University of Guelph's Emma Allen-Vercoe present their therapy, which they dubbed RePOOPulate.

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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.

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