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China may include regulations protecting genes and embryos in its update of its civil code, Nature News reports.

The Australian firm will use the proceeds for R&D, expansion in China, and to fund the development of polygenic risk tests with TGen in the US.

The researchers traced the timing of when these clusters developed to the emergence of agriculture in three river valleys.

The Japan Times reports that researchers sequenced the genome of a woman who lived during the Jomon period.

In Science this week: single-nucleus RNA sequencing of brain tissue from individuals with autism, and more.

The Australian startup emerges from stealth with former Solexa CEO Nick McCooke reprising that role at the firm.

China's National Natural Science Foundation is testing the use of artificial intelligence to find grant application reviewers, according to Nature News.

In Genome Biology this week: archaic gene flow into sub-Saharan African populations, a de novo transcriptome assembler, and more.

Core revenues grew 4 percent year over year, but the firm missed Wall Street analyst estimates on both the top and bottom lines.

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A New Zealand minister says the country's genetic modification laws need to be re-examined to help combat climate change, the New Zealand Herald reports.

A new analysis finds some cancers receive more nonprofit dollars than others.

An Australian mother's conviction in the deaths of her children may be re-examined after finding that two of the children carried a cardiac arrhythmia-linked gene variant.

In Science this week: comparative analysis of sex differences in mammal gene expression, and more.