Flanders Institute for Biotechnology

The company said it currently has more than a dozen customers, including Pfizer, the Flanders Institute for Biotechnology, Duke University, Brigham & Women's Hospital, the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, and the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research, in addition to the Institute for Systems Biology and the Broad Institute, which Complete announced previously. It has also sequenced a single human genome for Harvard's Personal Genome Project.

Using bioinformatics, Belgian researchers estimate that a flurry of plant genome duplications occurred during or shortly after a mass extinction event amid the transition from the Cretaceous to Tertiary period.

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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.