Intel announced the next generation of its processor lineage. The Penryn chip will give PCs a 45 percent boost for "bandwidth-intensive tasks" compared to the company's current quad-core Xeon chip, according to this story in PC World. GTO's guessing orders for mega-scale air conditioners should get a boost, too.

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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.