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In PLOS Genetics, researchers from Denmark, Norway, and elsewhere explore population genomic patterns in North America's grey wolf and related canid populations. Using 40 new and previously reported whole-genome sequences, representing grey, red, and Eastern timber/Great Lakes wolves, as well as coyotes and a jackal, the team found evidence for recent coyote-wolf admixture.

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Researchers tie a variant in ADAMTS3 to breathing difficulties in dissimilar dog breeds, according to Discover's D-brief blog.

The Japan Times reports that researchers sequenced the genome of a woman who lived during the Jomon period.

Parents of children with rare genetic disease have to contend with shifts in the interpretation of genetic variants, the Wall Street Journal reports.

In Science this week: single-nucleus RNA sequencing of brain tissue from individuals with autism, and more.