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Ancestry patterns appeared to shift in parts of northern China during the Neolithic and Bronze Age as populations transitioned to farming-focused and pastoralist subsistence strategies.

The company has signed a new, multiyear agreement with the Korean health system to build a data sharing network to support precision cancer care in East Asia.

In Nature this week: CRISPR-based method to determine specificity of adenine base editors, haploid induction for genome editing of commercial crops, and more.

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: new accurate quantification by sequencing approach, CNV breakpoints in Plasmodium falciparum, and more.

Precision cancer company Syapse is teaming with Seoul National University Hospital and Asian AWS partner Megazone

In Genome Biology this week: new hot pepper reference genomes, comparison of variant classification algorithms, and more.

Mungyeong mummy

A female mummy showing anatomical signs of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease was found to carry risky versions of seven heart disease-related SNPs.

Using a combination of genome-wide association and expression quantitative trait loci approaches, investigators uncovered shared and population-specific thyroid cancer risk loci.

The researchers have generated the most contiguous de novo assembly of a human genome to date and plan to use it as a reference for population sequencing projects.

Two teams  independently characterized Cpf1's on-target efficiency and off-target specificity, publishing their results last month.

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Novavax has begun a phase III trial of its SARS-CoV-2 vaccine, according to the New York Times.

Vox reports that the Trump Administration may limit student visas for individuals from some countries to two years.

The governor of New York says the state will conduct its own review of any SARS-CoV-2 vaccine, NPR reports.

This week in Science: Neanderthal Y chromosomes replaced by Homo sapiens Y chromosomes, and more.