The greatest bias in the scientific literature comes from small studies that report large effect sizes, according to Stanford University's John Ioannidis and his colleagues in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences this week.
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Parabon NanoLabs is partnering with law enforcement to use genetic genealogy approaches to solve cold cases, Buzzfeed News reports.
A Columbia University-led team used emergency contact information from medical records to create family trees and estimate disease heritability.
In Science this week: ancient Southeast Asian genomes provide insight on human migration, and more.
NPR says a new report recommends that former research chimpanzees should be moved to retirement sanctuaries unless that move would shorten their lives.