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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Sometimes genetic tests give inconclusive results and provide little reassurance to patients, the Associated Press reports.

Vox wonders whether gene-editing crops will be viewed similarly as genetically modified organisms of if people will give them a try.

In Science this week: research regulation and reporting requirement reform, and more.

With H3Africa, Charles Rotimi has been working to bolster the representation of African participants and African researchers in genomics, Newsweek reports.