At VentureBeat, David Hamilton points out the fact that Ancestry.com has just launched a genetic testing service, adding to the enthusiasm for what low-cost sequencing and genotyping might be able to do for tracing one's genealogy.

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Labs in the US and South Korea are hoping to bring the woolly mammoth back from beyond extinction, Newsweek writes.

Geneticist Adam Rutherford speaks with National Geographic about paleogenetics, race, and more.

Researchers link genetic links between education and smoking and longevity.

In PNAS this week: influence of gene environment interactions on polygenic traits, epigenetic features affecting fruit fly foraging, and more.