This Week in PLOS

In PLOS Genetics, researchers from the University of Helsinki and elsewhere report on findings from an exome sequencing analysis of small bowel adenocarcinoma. The team used a combination of exome sequencing and OncodriveFML driver mutation detection analysis to profile more than 100 primary small bowel adenocarcinoma samples archived over several years, from 2003 to 2011.

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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.