Based on observations made following a series of genome-wide RNAi screens, a team led by University of Zurich researchers has published a report highlighting a potential flaw in published screens, and suggesting possible strategies to prevent off-target effects from confounding the results of such experiments.

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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.