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Individuals with northern genetic ancestry were buried with more grave goods than individuals with local southern genetic ancestry, the researchers found.

This Week in Cell

In Cell this week: genome-wide chromatin accessibility profile of mouse tissues, urea cycle dysregulation in cancer, and more.

In Genome Research this week: clonal evolution analysis of acute myeloid leukemia, computational pipeline to examine relationships between bacterial pathogens, and more.

A Stony Brook University-led team re-analyzed the FOXP2 gene for signs of selection using a larger, more diverse cohort, but were unable to find any.

This Week in Science

In Science this week: environmental DNA can help in studies of marine animals, and more.

With integrated data for thousands of TCGA tumors, teams explored cancer subtypes, searched for prognostic insights, began mapping immune cell interactions, and more.

New ancient DNA studies have revealed female-biased migrations into Bavaria during the Middle Ages and more ancient Neolithic farmer expansions into Iberia.

Researchers studying pigmentation in KhoeSan individuals found that more genes are involved in determining skin tone than previous studies had determined.

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: transcriptional read-through in stressed cells, genome stability role for the epigenetic regulator CTCF, and more.

Puppies' Past

By sequencing two ancient dog genomes, researchers from the US and Germany suggest that dogs were domesticated in a single event, the Washington Post reports.

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Researchers describe a way to share data while keeping it secure, Agence France Presse reports.

In Science this week: genetic mutations typically associated with esophageal cancer are common in older, healthy individuals, and more.

India's Council of Scientific and Industrial Research has a new director-general, according to ScienceInsider.

A new study links more than a hundred genes to autism spectrum disorder, Discover's D-brief blog reports.