Using genomic data for hundreds of ancient Europeans, research teams retraced the spread of the Beaker complex culture as well as interactions between pastoralists and hunter-gatherers.
Clustered mutation signatures in more than 1,000 tumors led to a process that appears to contribute to the development of some cancer driver mutations.
An international team analyzed the genomes of 65 wild-born chimpanzees and 10 bonobos to uncover evidence of gene flow.
The analysis also uncovered hints of admixture with an unknown hominin population among South and Southeast Asians.
Applied Biosystems, Translational Genomics Research Institute, National Center for Genome Resources, Kognitio, University of Cambridge, Genomatix, LabCorp, Duke University, DNAPrint Genomics
The center will use the GGA in disease and epigenetics research.
A genomic analysis of modern and ancient maize reveals a complicated domestication history, according to Reuters.
In PLOS this week: MYRF variant linked to congenital diaphragmatic hernia, analysis of the "dragon's blood" red resin produced by traditional medicine plants, and more.
CNBC reports that half of academic researchers leave after about five years.
Researchers have used genetic analysis to confirm a new type of salamander, the New York Times reports.