The Gene Drive Dilemma: We Can Alter Entire Species, but Should We? – The New York Times

Gene drives in DNA force target traits onto offspring and descendants, whether modified, natural, or recessive.

Komodo Dragons Have Skin That Looks Like Chain Mail | Smart News | Smithsonian

Komodo CT

CT scans show layered bone covers the adult reptile’s body, likely to protect them when fighting for mates and food.

Source: Komodo Dragons Have Skin That Looks Like Chain Mail | Smart News | Smithsonian

I, Germ Line – by Mike Dawson

It can feel like we have a firm sense of our histories. But we can only make out the twigs.

Read comic: I, Germ Line – by Mike Dawson