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As they report in PLoS Biology, the University of York's Michael Hofreiter and colleagues used a combination of multiplex PCR and next-gen sequencing to compare the nuclear genomes of the African savanna elephant, African forest elephant, Asian elephant, the American mastodon, and the woolly mammoth.

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A fire at a Manchester hospital may have destroyed lab equipment and data, the Guardian reports.

Researchers generate a genetic database from skeletal remains from the 1845 Franklin Expedition to the Arctic, Live Science reports.

Researchers in China have begun another trial using CRISPR/Cas9 approaches in cancer patients, according to the Wall Street Journal.

In Science this week: human DNA found in sediments from archeological sites lacking bones, and more.