By collecting ocean water where whale sharks had been spotted, researchers from the University of Copenhagen were able to able to retrieve and analyze DNA from that shark population, the Los Angeles Times reports.
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University of California, San Diego, researchers have developed a gene drive to control a fruit-destroying fly.
A new study of a β-thalassemia gene therapy appears promising, according to NPR.
In Nature this week: hair color genes, hybridization between 13-year and 17-year cicadas, and more.
Futurism writes that gene doping could be the next generation of cheating in sports.