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In Genome Research this week: genomic architecture of glioblastoma, predictive computational approach to estimate SNP fitness, and more.

The work is being conducted as part of the Human Cell Atlas initiative, which was launched in 2016 to create a reference atlas of all human cell types.

Imprints Left Behind

There's increasing genetic evidence that a number of ancient hominins may have contributed to the human gene pool, according to Discover's The Crux blog.

And Now, MedRxiv

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Yale University, and BMJ are launching a preprint server for medical and health science manuscripts.

In PNAS this week: differential gene expression predictor, clonal evolution dynamics in colorectal cancer, and more.

At the PAG conference, researchers said they are sequencing 100 tomato genomes in 100 days using Oxford Nanopore's PromethIon and a pipeline for maximizing SV diversity.

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory has taken away the remaining honorary positions James Watson held, Stat News reports.

In a recent study, a pair of researchers found that CNAs in cancer driver genes are better prognostic markers than mutations in the same genes.

The funding is being provided to a number of early-career investigators and collaborative research groups using genomics and other technologies.

In Nature this week: gene editing for tomato domestication, genome assemblies of inbred mouse strains, and more.

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The Wall Street Journal looks into FamilyTreeDNA's handling of genetic genealogy searches by law enforcement.

In a point-counterpoint in the Boston Globe, researchers discuss the potential of gene editing to prevent Lyme disease, but also the pitfalls of doing so.

MIT's Technology Review reports that researchers hope to develop a CRISPR-based pain therapy.

In Science this week: atlas of malaria parasites' gene expression across their life cycles, and more.