In a new study in PNAS, Stanford University's Jerome Bonnet, Pakpoom Subsoontorn, and Drew Endy say they've found a way to control bacterial genes, reports Scientific American's Ferris Jabr at the Observations blog. The team engineered E.
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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.
The Economist reports on Synthorx's efforts to use expanded DNA bases they generated to develop a new cancer drug.
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.