Erik De Schutter of the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology writes a review in PLoS Computational Biology about the intersection of computational neuroscience and systems biology. In it, he cites data-driven modeling and community-based standards development as two reasons that systems biology has a lot to offer the neuroscience.

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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.