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In PLOS Genetics, a duo from Uppsala University searches for reference bias and its potential consequences for population genomics studies on ancient human populations. The team reasoned that ancient DNA analyses based on low-coverage or fragmented sequence data are apt to produce sequences that map to multiple sites in reference genomes, while making heterozygous sites seem homozygous.

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Bloomberg Law writes that the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act may work better as a privacy, rather than anti-discrimination, law.

TechCrunch reports that Linda Avey has a new personal genomics startup that's focusing on India.

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