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.
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.
By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
Hundreds of scientists have signed a letter criticizing the open-access Plan S, ScienceInsider reports.
NPR speaks with Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-Texas) about the US House of Representatives science committee.
A start-up company aiming to match cancer patients to treatments closes after about six weeks, Stat News reports.
In PLOS this week: somatic mutation associations unearthed in thousands of cancer exomes, pathogen detection assay, and more.