This Week in Science

In this week's Science, researchers from the University of Washington report on a new technique for analyzing parts of the Neandertal genome using genetic data from modern-day humans. The team identified DNA sequences from these hominids that remain in present-day non-African humans, comparing them with the genomes of modern people from Europe and East Asia.

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University of California, San Diego, researchers have developed a gene drive to control a fruit-destroying fly.

A new study of a β-thalassemia gene therapy appears promising, according to NPR.

Futurism writes that gene doping could be the next generation of cheating in sports.

In Nature this week: hair color genes, hybridization between 13-year and 17-year cicadas, and more.