In order to understand protein-protein interactions, researchers face the challenge of parsing out the actual physical interfaces at which they occur — and not all proteins behave according to the rules. Jeffrey Skolnick, director of the Center for the Study of Systems Biology at the Georgia Institute of Technology, and his colleagues are studying "promiscuous" proteins — those that misbehave and bind to many other proteins in addition to their intended targets.

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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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