Fire ants cause a large number of stings each year — the US Department of Agriculture estimates that, in infected areas of the US, between 30 percent and 60 percent of the human population is stung each year, and about 1 percent of those cases leads to a severe allergic reaction.

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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.