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In 2008, the US Food and Drug Administration rejected 66 percent of new drug applications, but so far this year, the agency has approved 89 percent of such applications, Forbes' Matthew Herper reports. His analysis draws on data commissioned by Forbes from BioMedTracker.

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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.