Researchers from the Scripps Research Institute this week reported on a new computational approach for designing small molecules against RNA using only the target's sequence.

Called Inforna, the strategy was used by the team to create small molecules for microRNA inhibition, in some cases with equal or greater selectivity than oligonucleotides, opening the door to alternative strategies for therapeutically targeting the small, non-coding RNAs.

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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.