This Week in Science

In Science this week, an international research team presents a genomic study suggesting that the oldest known domesticated horse population — which came from the Eneolithic Botai culture of the Central Asian steppes roughly 5,500 years ago — did not give rise to modern-day domesticated horses.

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NPR reports that researchers in Italy are testing a gene drive aimed at controlling mosquito populations.

Researchers may experience the effects of the government shutdown for a while, the Los Angeles Times reports.

A new study finds that the majority of patients at a Tijuana clinic received a diagnosis after first-line genome sequencing, the San Diego Union-Tribune reports.

In Genome Biology this week: post-transcriptional modification-based stratification of glioblastoma, single-cell analysis of gene expression and methylation in human iPSCs, and more.