Workers cleaning out an unsecured storeroom last week at the National Institutes of Health stumbled onto some vials that should not have been there — they were labeled 'variola' virus, or smallpox, the New York Times reports.
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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.