Pompeu Fabra University Study Finds Basques Genetically Distinct Among Europeans The analysis found that Basques share a common origin with their neighbors but that gene flow has been limited since the Iron Age. Ancient Genomes Shed Light on Cultural Expansion, Spread of Farming in Europe 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. Error-Prone DNA Repair Implicated in Analysis of Cancer Mutation Signature Clusters 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. Ancient Interbreeding Among Chimpanzees, Bonobos Revealed in Genome Analysis An international team analyzed the genomes of 65 wild-born chimpanzees and 10 bonobos to uncover evidence of gene flow. Andamanese Islander Genomic Analysis Indicates Single Origin for Modern Asians The analysis also uncovered hints of admixture with an unknown hominin population among South and Southeast Asians. Mar 10, 2009 Short Reads: Mar 10, 2009 Premium Mar 4, 2009 Barcelona Genomics Center Buys Genomatix Analyzer Breaking News People in the News at Pacific Biosciences, Metabolon, NeoGenomics, More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Tethis, Invitae, PerkinElmer, More In Brief This Week: Thermo Fisher Scientific, Bruker, Quantum-Si, BioMérieux, More Luminex Obtains CE Marking for MDx Panel to Detect Flu A/B, RSV, COVID-19 Palmetto Finalizes Positive LCD for Prostate Cancer Risk Tests Gene Expression, Histology Reveal Clues for Targeted Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment The Scan Call for a Different Tack Experts weigh the value of recent experiments testing genetically modified pig kidneys using brain-dead individuals, according to Nature News. Wastewater Warning The New York Times reports that wastewater surveillance in some parts of the US point to a possible surge. Can't Get in the Program Due to the Northern Ireland protocol dispute, the European Union is preventing UK researchers from joining the Horizon Europe research program, the Times of London reports. Science Paper on Spatial-Controlled Genome Editing In Science this week: approach to enable a CRISPR-Cas13a-based system to be used as a cancer therapy.