NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – In a paper appearing in the advance, online edition of Science today, Broad Institute and Harvard University researcher Pardis Sabeti and colleagues report on their composite of multiple signals, or CMS, approach for finding parts of the human genome under positive selection.

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