This Week in Nature

In this week's Nature Communications, a team led by scientists from the University of Tubingen reports the reconstruction of the complete mitochondrial DNA genome isolated from an Neanderthal femur found in an archeological site in southwestern Germany. The mtDNA was found to split from other Neanderthals around 270,000 years ago.

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The New York Times Magazine writes that proteomics might be better poised than genomics to say when someone is falling ill.

Bloomberg profiles IndieBio, a startup incubator for the life sciences.

In an editorial, Nature calls for the end to the exploitation of foreign postdocs.

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: collection of epigenome-wide association study data, updated BloodSpot database, and more.