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In this week's Nature Communications, a team led by scientists from the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History  presents a genetic analysis of ancient Anatolians, providing clues as to whether their farming practices — some of the earliest known outside of the Fertile Crescent — developed locally or were introduced by migrants.

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Australia will not be regulating gene editing of plants, animals, and human cell lines as long as no new genetic material is incorporated, reports Nature News.

The Washington Post reports that the US Department of Agriculture told its researchers to label peer-reviewed articles as "preliminary" work.

Researchers have sequenced the genomes of both the coast redwood and the giant sequoia, according to the San Francisco Chronicle.

In PNAS this week: study of epigenetic patterns in mammalian eggs, clonal expansion patterns in CD8+ T cells, and more.