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.
An Australian-led team has generated a draft genome assembly of the invasive cane toad in hopes it will help in population control, the Sydney Morning Herald reports.
The New York Times reports that the US Department of Defense has implemented about half the recommendations made to improve safe handling of dangerous agents.
In PLOS this week: approach for teasing out archaic introgression in human genomes, immune transcription features in HCV infection, and more.
Stat News reports that Maryland is promoting itself to the biotech industry with a mobile billboard.