This Week in PLOS

A team from the University of Wisconsin at Madison reports on results from a genome-wide association study on toxin tolerance in the yeast model organism Saccharomyces cerevisiae in PLOS Genetics this week. Using hundreds of thousands of high-quality SNPs gleaned from available whole-genome sequence data for 165 S.

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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.