This Week in Science

In this week's Science, two research groups publish separate reports indicating that most recent common male ancestor of Homo sapiens can be traced back to around the same time as the most recent common female ancestor. These findings contradict previous reports that the so-called mitochondrial "Eve" appeared long before the most recent male ancestor, Y-chromosome "Adam."

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An Australian-led team has generated a draft genome assembly of the invasive cane toad in hopes it will help in population control, the Sydney Morning Herald reports.

The New York Times reports that the US Department of Defense has implemented about half the recommendations made to improve safe handling of dangerous agents.

In PLOS this week: approach for teasing out archaic introgression in human genomes, immune transcription features in HCV infection, and more.

Stat News reports that Maryland is promoting itself to the biotech industry with a mobile billboard.