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In this week's Science, a group of French scientists publishes a genomic analysis of various African populations that offers insights into the dispersal and genetic adaptation of Bantu-speaking peoples, who currently account for one-third of sub-Saharan Africans.

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NPR reports that Turkish high school students will no longer study evolution.

Researchers report they sequenced and identified plant species in an "al fresco" laboratory.

An Australian team searches for genetic alterations linked to depression in hopes of developing personalized treatments, the Sydney Morning Herald reports.

In PNAS this week: host contributors to typhoid fever risk, effects of obesity-related variants near TMEM18, and more.