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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Reuters reports that UK researchers are using gene-editing tools to develop flu-resistant chickens.

Nature calls for genomics to become part of the World Health Organization's cholera surveillance approach.

Vox explores a proposal to institute a lottery system to award grant funds.

In Genome Biology this week: gut microbiome study of individuals from Tanzania and Botswana, sixth version of the Network of Cancer Genes database, and more.