After ages of speculation, Decode Genetics has finally declared bankruptcy -- and blogger Dan MacArthur is all over it. The company announced that it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in the US and also noted that it has entered into an agreement for a US investment firm to sell off a subsidiary that conducts most of the company's core business.

To read the full story....

Register for Free.

...and receive Daily News bulletins.

Already have a GenomeWeb or 360Dx account?
Login Now.

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.