US Army Medical Research and Materiel Command

The Smart Leish PCR assay is a qualitative real-time PCR test for diagnosing individuals with cutaneous leishmaniasis caused by certain species of sand flies.

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

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.

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