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The study shines light on the population history of sub-Saharan Africa and provides the basis for future medical genetics studies, including a new pan-African genotype array.

MRI showing tapeworm in patient brain.

Researchers sequenced the genome of Spirometra erinaceieuropaei with DNA from tapeworm that had been living in the patient's brain for several years.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – In Nature Genetics, an international team described its sequencing-based efforts to find and track global strains of enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli, or ETEC, t

SAN DIEGO (GenomeWeb) – Ancient human samples and additional genetic analyses are giving researchers a deep look into the structure of human populations.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – In a study appearing online last night in PLOS Genetics, researchers from the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute and elsewhere outlined the genome-wide associ

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – UK Prime Minster David Cameron today unveiled a £311 million ($523 million) investment package that includes a partnership between Genomics England and Illumina and will fund its national genome sequencing initiative, the 100,000 Genomes Project.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – In Nature Genetics, an international team led by investigators at the National Institute on Aging presented findings from a meta-analysis of Parkinson's disease genome-wi

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Using somatic base substitutions as a guide, researchers from the Wellcome Trust Sanger Centre and elsewhere developed a method to trace the lineages of individual cells back to the earliest divisions of the fertilized egg.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A pair of genome sequencing studies published online yesterday in Nature Genetics is providing insights into the biology of parasitic whipworms, interactions with their hosts, and potential applications for treating inflammatory disease.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Members of the International Glossina Genome Initiative have sequenced and started characterizing the genome of the tsetse fly, Glossina morsitans — an insect best known for transmitting the trypanosome parasite behind sleeping sickness in humans and a rel

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Researchers have developed a robotic lab assistant, the Verge reports.

CBC News reports Canada's Supreme Court is to rule on the constitutionality of the country's genetic non-discrimination law today.

The Associated Press reports the World Health Organization is sending experts to China to investigate the animal source of SARS-CoV-2.

In Science this week: atlas of affected cell populations in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, and more.