A study published in Science this past August by the University of Kansas’s Donna Ginther and her colleagues concluded that African-American researchers are 10 percentage points less likely to be awarded NIH funding as white researchers. Ginther et al.
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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.