This Week in Cell

Denisovan archaic hominins and modern humans went through at least two rounds of mixing, according to University of Washington and Princeton University researchers. Using a new reference-free strategy to boost the power of the S* statistic method, the team searched for signs of archaic admixture in genome sequences for 5,639 Eurasian or Oceanic individuals enrolled through the 1000 Genomes Project, UK10K study, and Simons Genome Diversity project.

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York University researchers find genomic evidence of inbreeding in the yellow-banded bumblebee, according to Reuters.

In its survey of US adults, the Pew Research Center finds that views on the genetic engineering of animals depend on why it's done.

The Scientist reports agricultural researchers are working on a gene-stacking tool.

In Nature this week: statistical method for overcoming case-control imbalance issues, and more.