This Week in Science

In Science this week, two international research teams publish genomic studies of ancient animals, uncovering new details about their evolution and domestication. In the first study, researchers use DNA from modern and ancient dogs to investigate domesticated dogs that lived in the Americas prior to the arrival of Europeans.

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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.