National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins tells CNBC's On the Money that cancer research has reached an "inflection point."

Collins was in Davos, Switzerland, for the World Economic Forum, where he met with Vice President Joe Biden, who is heading up the new cancer moonshot initiative, CNBC adds.

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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.