This Week in Science

The Gonzo Scientist series reappears in Science this week. This time John Bohannon reports on an upcoming conference that will take place in the World of Warcraft from May 9th to 11th. "Anyone with an Internet connection can take part, from anywhere in the world.

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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.