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Gen-Probe has elected Carl Hull to be the company's new CEO and to serve on the board of directors. Hull, who currently is the company's president and COO, will take on the post in May, after current CEO Henry Nordhoff steps down. Nordhoff, who has been the company's CEO since 1994, will continue to serve as chairman of the board.

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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.