Over at Lab Times, Retraction Watch's Ivan Oransky and Adam Marcus say that Clare Francis has done a lot to help journal editors uncover fraud. Francis uses software that helps detect plagiarism, and sends findings on various papers to journal editors.

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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.