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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – A new analysis suggests there were two instances of Denisovan admixture into modern humans.

Archaic hominins have left their mark on the modern human genome, as present-day Eurasians can trace about 2 percent of their genomes to Neanderthal origins, while Oceanians have inherited about 5 percent of their genomes from Denisovans.

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Kelvin Droegemeier, the director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, is the new acting director of the US National Science Foundation.

An opinion piece at the Guardian discusses the state of SARS-CoV-2 testing in the UK.

Wired reports the University of California, Berkeley's Innovative Genomics Institute has transformed itself into a diagnostic lab to run SARS-CoV-2 tests.

In Nature this week: direct-capture Perturb-seq approach for combinatorial single-cell CRISPR screens, potential uses of genome-editing in breeding crops, and more.