This Week in Science

In Science this week, an international team of researchers reports on how the analysis of DNA from illegal ivory in Africa reveals two primary hotspots of elephant poaching. The investigators first sampled DNA from the dung of 1,350 elephants from 71 different locations across 29 African countries, creating a genetic map of elephant populations. They then analyzed DNA in seizures of ivory and assigned them to different specific populations.

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Researchers find that a personalized medicine approach could help people who experience pain while taking statins, New Scientist reports.

US National Science Foundation is continuing its responsible research conduct training policy despite its flaws, ScienceInsider reports.

A CRISPR-themed meeting explored how the tool could and should be used, Wired reports.

In Science this week: database of proteins' effects on cancer, targeted error correction sequencing, and more.