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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.

23andMe and Airbnb have partnered to offer "heritage travel," according to Venture Beat.

China may include regulations protecting genes and embryos in its update of its civil code, Nature News reports.

In Nature this week: exome sequence analysis of individuals with type 2 diabetes, genomic prediction of maize yield across environments, and more.

NPR reports on efforts to engineer bacteriophages to destroy antibiotic-resistance bacteria.