The speedy and small MinIon sequencer from Oxford Nanopore Technologies has been allowing researchers and epidemiologists to trace how Ebola has spread through communities in Guinea, Ed Yong reports at The Atlantic.
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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.