By Justin Petrone

Affymetrix and researchers at Harvard Medical School have developed a new SNP genotyping array for studying the relationships between human populations.

Scheduled to launch later this month, the Axiom Human Origins Array is one of a growing menu of population-focused chips created by the Santa Clara, Calif.-based array vendor.

The company designed the chip in cooperation with David Reich, an associate professor of genetics at Harvard Medical School.

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