This Week in Nature

In early online publication, UCLA researchers have constructed a global map of human genetic variation using large-scale genotyping data. Looking across a sample of 3,000 European individuals genotyped at over 500,000 SNPs each, they were able to draw a geographical map that closely related genetic and geographic distances.

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In a survey, about half of Canadian government scientists say they still feel as though they cannot speak freely, ScienceInsider reports.

Clinicians in China are moving ahead with a number of CRISPR trials, NPR reports, as the US embarks on its first.

The Atlantic reports that biohacker Josiah Zayner regrets injecting himself with the CRISPR gene-editing tool on stage.

In Nature this week: genomic approaches applied to study Neolithic and Bronze Age Europeans, and more.