Quest Diagnostics this week launched a pair of protein biomarker tests for the diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis.

The tests are based on the 14-3-3eta protein biomarker, which Quest licensed from Canadian biotech firm Augurex. One test consists solely of the 14-3-3eta protein while the other is a panel including both 14-3-3eta and the established RA protein markers anti-cyclic citrullinated peptide antibodies and rheumatoid factor.

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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.