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Mishandling Them

The Guardian reports that labs in the UK have had safety incidents involving pathogens.

A genome-wide association study of children whose mothers had preeclampsia, conducted as part of the InterPregGen study, implicates variants near the FLT1 gene in the condition.

The Ebola virus may have mutated to better infect humans during the 2014 outbreak, the New York Times reports.

Data for tens of thousands of UK Biobank participants revealed an overlapping set of variants involved in airflow obstruction in heavy and never smokers. 

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Genetic patterns in snail populations across Western Europe and the UK — described in a new PLOS ONE study — point to a possible human migration from the Eastern Pyrenees

A UK consortium will use the funds to study wheat variations that could be used to develop more sustainable, higher-yielding crops.

The funding from the three countries will use informatics to study systems involved in seed germination.

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

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

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.