In a recent blog at Nature Jobs, Victor Morais, a postdoc researcher at the University of the Republic in Uruguay, says researchers should be careful when it comes to open access journals. The number of such journals has boomed in recent years, but they're not all as great as they seem, he writes.

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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.