This Week in Nature

Published in Nature's early online edition, researchers at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center led by Joan Massagué have found genes that control breast cancer metastasis to the brain. The BBC reports on it here.

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An artificial intelligence-based analysis suggests a third group of ancient hominins likely interbred with human ancestors, according to Popular Mechanics.

In Science this week: reduction in bee phylogenetic diversity, and more.

The New York Times Magazine looks into paleogenomics and how it is revising what's know about human history, but also possibly ignoring lessons learned by archaeologists.

The Economist reports on Synthorx's efforts to use expanded DNA bases they generated to develop a new cancer drug.