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The British and Australian defense ministries announced they will begin DNA testing of remains from a mass grave dug during World War I, reports CNN. The grave is located in Fromelles, France and was the site of a battle between British and Australian troops and German troops during which 2,300 British and Australian soldiers died. The grave is estimated to hold about 300 bodies.

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York University researchers find genomic evidence of inbreeding in the yellow-banded bumblebee, according to Reuters.

In its survey of US adults, the Pew Research Center finds that views on the genetic engineering of animals depend on why it's done.

The Scientist reports agricultural researchers are working on a gene-stacking tool.

In Nature this week: statistical method for overcoming case-control imbalance issues, and more.