A new site to discuss journal articles is in beta testing. Journalfire was begun by a group of graduate students, and its goal is to create "a centralized location for you to share, discuss, and evaluate published journal articles," says the site's blog.

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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.