This Week in Cell

A bacterial endosymbiont living in some cicada insects appears to have split into two species that remain metabolically dependent on one another, each carrying genome sequences that complement one another to form a single complete genome. An American and Canadian research team took a comparative genomic and microscopic look at the Tettigades cicadas and their endosymbiont Hodgkinia cicadicola. The analysis revealed two separate H.

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Labs in the US and South Korea are hoping to bring the woolly mammoth back from beyond extinction, Newsweek writes.

Geneticist Adam Rutherford speaks with National Geographic about paleogenetics, race, and more.

Researchers link genetic links between education and smoking and longevity.

In PNAS this week: influence of gene environment interactions on polygenic traits, epigenetic features affecting fruit fly foraging, and more.