JERUSALEM, Dec 8 – The scientific argument about whether population genetics studies should be based on homogenous or heterogeneous groups of people has given rise to a number of companies on either side of the debate.

Now a new start-up, IDGene Pharmaceuticals, has taken the debate to a new extreme, claiming that the population they have chosen to study is among the most homogenous out there.

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The London School of Economics' Daniele Fanelli argues at the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences that the reproducibility crisis in science isn't as dire as some say.

A team of researchers in Portugal has examined the genomic basis for racing pigeons' athleticism and navigational skills, finding it's likely polygenic.

Wired reports that diagnostic firms continue to seek, post-Theranos, the ability to diagnose diseases from small amounts of blood.

In Science this week: analysis of DNA from ancient North Africans, and more.