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A new study from researchers at Ancestry.com and Calico has found that genes have a modest influence on human longevity, Stat News reports. Calico, which is part of Alphabet, was launched to study aging and mortality, and it teamed with AncestryDNA in 2015 to study the genetics of longevity.

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Researchers representing scientists and students of Chinese descent voice their concerns about recent US policies and rhetoric.

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

Wired reports that researchers have shown they could reprogram a DNA-based computer.

In Science this week: whole-genome sequencing of single sperm cells, and more.