According to Gizmodo's Elly Hart, "23andMe genetic testing is a waste of time and money." Hart says that she chose to purchase the direct-to-consumer genetic testing firm's services last year, when it offered a discount for Gizmodo readers.
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An artificial intelligence-based analysis suggests a third group of ancient hominins likely interbred with human ancestors, according to Popular Mechanics.
In Science this week: reduction in bee phylogenetic diversity, and more.
The New York Times Magazine looks into paleogenomics and how it is revising what's know about human history, but also possibly ignoring lessons learned by archaeologists.
The Economist reports on Synthorx's efforts to use expanded DNA bases they generated to develop a new cancer drug.