Researchers led by the University of Copenhagen's Jørgen Dissing report that they have isolated 1,000-year-old DNA from 10 Viking skeletons found at a burial site on the Danish island Funen.
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A South African university has told the Wellcome Sanger Institute to return DNA samples it has from indigenous African communities, The Times reports.
The University of California, Berkeley's Rasmus Nielsen and Xinzhu Wei have retracted their CCR5 gene paper due to a technical artifact.
University of Virginia researchers are exploring a genetic risk test to gauge type 1 diabetes risk, NPR reports.
In PNAS this week: researchers compare two high-grade neuroendocrine lung cancers, height among ancient Europeans, and more.