This Week in Science

In this week's Science, a team led by researchers at the University of Gottingen Medical Center describe a three-dimensional model of an average synapse in the rat brain, which displays roughly 300,000 proteins in atomic detail. The scientists removed isolated synaptic terminals from the brains of adult rats and observed the details of the membrane trafficking pathway by which neurotransmitter-releasing synaptic vesicles are destroyed and rebuilt.

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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.