John Porter, the Republican former US Representative from Illinois, tells Nature Medicine that researchers looking to spare science funding from the federal budget 'chopping block' ought to "get their member of Congress into their laboratory to see what they’re doing, because once they connect how the research can make a difference in human health, they’ll be invested in it." If that's not possible, Porter suggests writing an op-ed to demonstrate the importance of their wor

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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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