“Fall” has taken on new meaning for the life science informatics sector this year.

The quarter ended Sept. 30 added one more chapter to a revenue slide that has plagued the bioinformatics market since mid-2002. All of the publicly traded firms in the sector, with the exception of Tripos, reported plummeting sales over the last few weeks, accompanied by changes in their strategies, business models, and management teams.

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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.

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