This Week in PNAS

In the early, online version of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, researchers from the University of Utah and the MD Anderson Cancer Center explore the early history of ancient hominins using a new statistical approach for inferring admixture based on allele sharing patterns between samples.

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The London School of Economics' Daniele Fanelli argues at the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences that the reproducibility crisis in science isn't as dire as some say.

A team of researchers in Portugal has examined the genomic basis for racing pigeons' athleticism and navigational skills, finding it's likely polygenic.

Wired reports that diagnostic firms continue to seek, post-Theranos, the ability to diagnose diseases from small amounts of blood.

In Science this week: analysis of DNA from ancient North Africans, and more.