The Mutation Why

Genome sequencing helped doctors in Australia uncover a treatment for a boy with debilitating disease, Australia's ABC News reports.

Brandon Keesing had medical issues from a young age — he was hospitalized when he was six months old after a severe case of pneumonia left him unable to breathe. He was then in and out of the hospital with chest infections for the next few years, baffling doctors, ABC News 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.