This Week in PLOS

In PLOS Genetics, a pair from the University of Oxford describes an endogenous DNA virus from the Herpesviridae family that they detected in the genome of a small primate called the Philippine tarsier. The researchers identified the within-genome viral sequences — related to herpesviruses from the same Roseolovirus genus as the human herpesvirus 6 and human herpesvirus 7 viruses — through a paleovirological and metagenomic analysis of multiple mammalian genomes.

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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.