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Using gene editing, researchers may be able to alter people's cells to make them resistant to HIV, the New York Times reports. A small study in the New England Journal of Medicine from the University of Pennsylvania's Carl June and colleagues reports using zinc finger nucleases to target CCR5, which encodes a coreceptor for HIV entry.

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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.