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In Science this week, an international research team uses genome sequencing to uncover new details about ancient human migration across Asia, including how horse domestication likely spread. The scientists analyzed the genomes of 74 humans who lived between about 11,000 years and 500 years ago in Eastern Europe, Central Asia, and Western Asia, and compared the data to genetic information from present-day Asian populations.

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The Washington Post reports that the US Department of Agriculture told its researchers to label peer-reviewed articles as "preliminary" work.

Australia will not be regulating gene editing of plants, animals, and human cell lines as long as no new genetic material is incorporated, reports Nature News.

Researchers have sequenced the genomes of both the coast redwood and the giant sequoia, according to the San Francisco Chronicle.

In PNAS this week: study of epigenetic patterns in mammalian eggs, clonal expansion patterns in CD8+ T cells, and more.