Genealogy an "extreme sport?" In its latest installment in a series of articles exploring the "DNA Age," this New York Times piece probes the lengths to which amateur genealogists go in order to get the goods: DNA sequences of their closest living relatives.

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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.