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In Genome Biology this week: archaic gene flow into sub-Saharan African populations, a de novo transcriptome assembler, and more.

Wired reports that "organs on a chip" are among the cargo to be delivered to the International Space Station.

Researchers used genomic approaches to delve into the cleft lip and palate-related functions of a transcription factor called p63, identifying key enhancer and chromatin interactions.

Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania examined how natural variation within olfactory receptor genes affects how people perceive smells.

This Week in PLOS

In PLOS this week: antibiotic resistance patterns in Escherichia coli, a dozen genetic loci tied to varicose vein risk, and more.

Maintenance treatment with Clovis' rucaparib may be a more tolerable maintenance therapy than chemo in platinum-responsive patients with mutations in BRCA1/2 or PALB2.

Researchers identified a handful of microbes associated with spontaneous preterm birth, and highlighted host immune protein levels with potential ties to the condition.

Lack of Diversity

Researchers say increased diversity in genomic studies will benefit all, PBS NewsHour reports.

This Week in Science

In Science this week: the synthetic genetic system hachimoji, and more.

A University of Pennsylvania-led team found that genetic population structure in Africa is associated with geography, as well as with language and lifestyle.

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The former commissioner of the FDA has returned to the venture capital firm New Enterprise Associates as a special partner on the healthcare investment team.

Astronauts have edited yeast genes on the International Space Station in an experiment designed to show how cells repair themselves in space.

Emory University has found that two of its researchers failed to divulge they had received funds from China, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

In Science this week: influence of the nuclear genome on human mitochondrial DNA, and more.