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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.

Called CanPathPro, the research consortium aims to combine omics data and systems biology tools into a single commercial platform for testing cancer hypotheses.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Some cases of premature ovarian failure and related infertility may be due to mutations affecting proteins involved in meiosis, according to a pair of exome sequencing reports published in the New England Journal of Medicine yesterday.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb Daily News) – An international team of researchers sequenced the genome and characterized a handful of alleles from a Mesolithic skeleton dating back some 7,000 years.

Qiagen will distribute a new amplification buffer from Sygnis Pharma under a licensing agreement between the companies, Sygnis said today.

German pharmaceutical company Sygnis Pharma said today that it is acquiring X-Pol Biotech, a subsidiary of Spanish biotechnology holding company Genetrix, in a bid to further develop and market X-Pol's DNA sequencing technologies and products, including its DNA polymerase technol

An ethics committee at the Spanish National Research Council is reportedly calling for researchers to retract a paper published last year describing an array-based approach for measuring metabolite levels and enzyme activity.

The New York Times and ProPublica look into the close relationship between a startup and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

Yahoo News reports millions of dollars are being transferred from NIH, CDC, and other programs to pay for the housing of detained undocumented immigrant children.

Researchers gave a handful of octopuses MDMA to find that they too act more social on the drug, Gizmodo reports.

In Science this week: in vitro generation of human reproductive cells, and more.