This Week in Nature

An international team of researchers reports in Nature this week that modern-day European populations house genetic contributions from three groups of ancient Europeans. The team, led by Harvard Medical School's David Reich sequenced ancient genomes belonging to a 7,000-year-old farmer from Germany, an 8,000 year-old hunter-gatherer from Luxembourg, and seven 8,000-year-old hunter-gatherers from Sweden.

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A new report has found that researchers in Africa are still heavily dependent on funding from organizations in the US, Europe, and China, Nature News says.

An article in The Atlantic argues that the progress being made in science isn't keeping pace with the money and time being spent on research.

In Science this week: a CRISPR screen identifies sideroflexin 1 as a requisite component of one-carbon metabolism, and more.