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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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The White House has created a list of cuts, including to the NIH, that could be in a budget bill for this year.

The US National Institutes of Health is to allow applicants to cite preprints just as they would any other research paper, ScienceInsider reports.

Two manuscript pages handwritten by Charles Darwin are going on the auction block, according to the Los Angeles Times.

In PNAS this week: tool to track transcriptome-wide binding, evidence of balancing selection on behavior-linked genes, and more.