This Week in PLoS

This week in PLoS Genetics, an international team led by investigators at the Broad Institute reports its sequencing of two strains of the fungal pathogen Paracoccidioides brasiliensis and one strain of the related P. lutzii. The researchers mapped 94 percent of their P.

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An artificial intelligence-based analysis suggests a third group of ancient hominins likely interbred with human ancestors, according to Popular Mechanics.

In Science this week: reduction in bee phylogenetic diversity, and more.

The New York Times Magazine looks into paleogenomics and how it is revising what's know about human history, but also possibly ignoring lessons learned by archaeologists.

The Economist reports on Synthorx's efforts to use expanded DNA bases they generated to develop a new cancer drug.