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blue chrysanthemum

WHO’S GOT THE BLUES? Researchers in Japan have genetically engineered the first blue chrysanthemum. 

fire ants forming a tower in the lab

Fire ants use a simple set of rules to form a tower, with no leader needed, a new study reveals.

fruit flies

RED FLAG A new genetic technology called gene drives may be easily thwarted, experiments with fruit flies suggest. The red flies shown here inherited a gene drive carrying a red fluorescent protein.

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