This Week in PNAS

In the early, online edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, an international team led by investigators in Australia presents evidence suggesting that the arrival of humans to New Zealand hastened the disappearance of a group of large, flightless birds known as moa. For their analysis, the researchers genotyped hundreds of moa belonging to four species using remains stretching back almost 13,000 years in some cases.

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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.