This Week in Science

In this week's Science, an international team of scientists reports the discovery of hominin DNA in cave sediment from archeological sites, even in the absence of skeletal remains. Using targeted enrichment of mitochondrial DNA, the researchers screened sediment samples from seven Pleistocene sites in Europe and Russia where ancient humans are known to have lived, and identified Neandertal DNA in four caves and Denisovan DNA in another.

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Oxford Nanopore Technologies is looking into dual listings in London and Hong Kong, according to the South China Morning Post.

The New York Times looks into medical research funding in the US and how the grant system might not be funding the best work.

US lawmakers proposed increasing the National Science Foundation budget, including its facilities account, Science reports.

In PNAS this week: effects of gene deletions on bacterial metabolic networks, genetic responses to sea star wasting disease, and more.