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By studying its enamel proteome, researchers have found the ancient ape Gigantopithecus blacki belongs to a sister clade to that of orangutans.

Researchers turn to protein analysis to examine an ancient rhino sample, Smithsonian.com reports.

In PNAS this week: gene expression profiles of adipocyte subtypes, computational approach for improving plant expressome analysis, and more.

In PLOS this week: gene variant may protect against trypanosomiasis, GLIS3 role in type 2 diabetes, and more.

Samples May Be Lost

Mashable writes that rising temperature will lead archaeological samples in Greenland to decay.

Researchers find that a 30-year-old skull comes from a narwhal-beluga hybrid, according to Science News.

The researchers sequenced and analyzed the domesticated almond genome, uncovering why they are sweet, unlike bitter wild almonds.

In Nature this week: analyses of ancient genomes from Siberia and North American individuals gives insight into migration patterns, and more.

Two research groups analyzed ancient DNA samples from across the Arctic to tease out how populations in Siberia and North America are related to one another.

In Cell this week: B cell responses in Ebola survivors, two mRNA anti-terminator proteins, and more.

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Forensic genetic firm Verogen has bought the genetic genealogy site GEDmatch.

Researchers have 3D-printed plastic bunnies that encase the information needed to make more such bunnies in DNA, according to Discover magazine.

Dan Rather, the former CBS Evening News anchor and executive producer of a new documentary, writes at the Guardian that everyone needs to know about CRISPR.

In PNAS this week: analysis of FOXA1 upregulation in ER-positive breast cancer, gene editing to correct recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa, and more.