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At the Guardian, Imperial College's Stephen Curry writes that preprint servers can help researchers discuss their work.

The researchers used a network-based approach to uncover a gene that regulates an epilepsy-related gene network and that may be a possible treatment target.

The new partners will each contribute £40 million in the UK Centre for Medical Research and Innovation, bringing the total committed funding for the planned London institute to £700 million ($1.14 billion).

Based on genetic data on more than 500 Plasmodium falciparum isolates from around the world, an international research group has concluded that the malaria parasite likely migrated with humans from Africa around 60,000 to 80,000 years ago

In the second phase, 10 of 17 labs were able to generate gel images that fell within a 95-percent confidence level in an inter-laboratory study. As a result, the methods developed in both phases of the campaign, called Fixing Proteomics, now serve as standards by which proteomics researchers using 2D gels can benchmark themselves.

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.