biosimulation

The goal of the project is to build a dynamic model of liver function in rats and humans that will account for effects of genetic variations and other variables, such as patient gender, age, behavioral traits, and environmental factors.

The institute and the computer modeling company will develop 'virtual patient' models for drug-induced liver toxicity.

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.