Origins and Ethics

The sequencing of a boy belonging to the ancient American Clovis culture, published last week in Nature , showed that indigenous groups from North and South America are related to a single population that crossed the Bering land bridge from Asia.

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In a survey, about half of Canadian government scientists say they still feel as though they cannot speak freely, ScienceInsider reports.

The Atlantic reports that biohacker Josiah Zayner regrets injecting himself with the CRISPR gene-editing tool on stage.

Clinicians in China are moving ahead with a number of CRISPR trials, NPR reports, as the US embarks on its first.

In Nature this week: genomic approaches applied to study Neolithic and Bronze Age Europeans, and more.