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An analysis of over 5,000 unique atomic structures has shown that the quaternary structure of homomers is conserved in over 70 percent of protein pairs with as little as 30 percent sequence identity. The work suggests that there are "well-defined evolutionary pathways" that proteins take to get to different quaternary structure types.

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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.