At his Genetic Future blog, Daniel MacArthur gives his two cents on a recent perspective article in Nature Reviews Genetics that discusses the ethical challenges of whole genome sequencing. MacArthur dissects the possible difficulties of getting the right data into the hands of consumers.

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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.