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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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New US Department of Commerce rules will affect supercomputing in China, according to the Wall Street Journal.

A new analysis finds that it will be more than a century until female computer scientists publish at the same rate as their male counterparts, ScienceInsider reports.

Broad Institute researchers describe an approach they've dubbed "DNA microscopy."

In PLOS this week: epigenetic changes following hepatitis C virus treatment, metagenomic analysis of Ugandan children with febrile illness, and more.