This Week in PLoS

In PLoS Computational Biology this week, researchers in British Columbia led by Sohrab Shah report on a computational method they developed to detect novel gene fusions in cancer transcriptomes. The researchers say that their method, called deFuse, "considers all alignments and all possible locations for fusion boundaries" in contrast to others that only look for boundaries at the ends of exons.

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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.