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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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Five researchers are to share this year's Albany Medical Center Prize for their work on the CRISPR/Cas9 gene-editing tool, the AP reports.

Stat News reports on how white supremacists cope with surprising genetic ancestry testing results.

In Genome Research this week: sex-biased gene expression evolution in malaria mosquitos, method to find ancient selective sweeps, and more.

Iceland has nearly eliminated Down syndrome from its population, CBS News reports.