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In this week's Nature Ecology & Evolution, researchers from Temple University present a genetic study of Neanderthal DNA fragments in current-day East Asians and Europeans, revealing new insights into interbreeding between the extinct hominid species and anatomically modern humans. The scientists compiled the joint fragment frequency spectrum of European and East Asian Neanderthal fragments and compared it with both analytical theory and data simulated under various models of admixture.

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Three genetic testing companies form a coalition to influence how Congress considers genetic privacy, The Hill reports.

University of California, San Diego researchers investigate how skin care products influence the skin microbiome, Scientific American reports.

The Wall Street Journal examines billing codes used by uBiome.

In PNAS this week: links between lung adenocarcinoma and lncRNA, algorithm to impute and cluster Hi-C interaction profiles from single cells, and more.