This Week in Science

In Science this week, Richard Green at the Max-Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology and his international colleagues report their draft sequence of the Neandertal genome, composed of more than four billion nucleotides from three individuals. When compared to the genomes of five present-day humans from around the globe, Green et al.

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York University researchers find genomic evidence of inbreeding in the yellow-banded bumblebee, according to Reuters.

In its survey of US adults, the Pew Research Center finds that views on the genetic engineering of animals depend on why it's done.

The Scientist reports agricultural researchers are working on a gene-stacking tool.

In Nature this week: statistical method for overcoming case-control imbalance issues, and more.