This Week in Science

In Science this week, an international research team publishes a genetic study of Homo floresiensis, an extinct species of pygmies that arose twice and independently tens of thousands of years apart on the Indonesian island of Flores. The scientists generated genome-scale SNP data and whole-genome sequences from a group of modern-day pygmy humans living near the site on Flores whereH.

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British Nobel laureates and Fields Medal winners warn that a 'hard' Brexit could harm science across the UK, the Guardian reports.

Vox reports on inequities in genetic research and efforts to address them.

The New York Times reports that Arizona State University's Lawrence Krauss is retiring following allegations of sexual misconduct.

In PNAS this week: de novo NUS1 mutations linked to Parkinson's disease risk, candidate hepatocellular carcinoma drivers, and more.