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In Genome Biology this week: catalog of curated human genes and transcripts; potential biomarkers for aging; and more.

The funding is being provided to a number of early-career investigators and collaborative research groups using genomics and other technologies.

By sequencing seven new Mesolithic individuals, researchers retraced two hunter-gatherer migrations into Scandinavia after the Last Glacial Maximum.

Genetic analysis indicates a high-ranking Viking warrior was a woman, according to Gizmodo.

Late Pleistocene woolly mammoths.

Researchers sequenced a 44,800-year-old Siberian woolly mammoth genome and a Wrangel Island mammoth that lived 4,300 year ago, close to the time of extinction.

A Swedish-led team has published details on an in situ sequencing method that uses sequencing-by-ligation on short nucleotide fragments to track specific messenger RNAs in cell collections or tissue samples.

This is part one of a two-part interview. Part two is available here.

An artificial intelligence-based analysis suggests a third group of ancient hominins likely interbred with human ancestors, according to Popular Mechanics.

The New York Times Magazine looks into paleogenomics and how it is revising what's know about human history, but also possibly ignoring lessons learned by archaeologists.

The Economist reports on Synthorx's efforts to use expanded DNA bases they generated to develop a new cancer drug.

In Science this week: reduction in bee phylogenetic diversity, and more.