This Week in Science

In this week's Science Translational Medicine, a multi-institute team of scientists report on the use of an algorithm to build a database of human genes that are rhythmically expressed in biological time regulated by the circadian clock. The researchers applied the algorithm — called cyclic ordering by periodic structure, or CYCLOPS — to the gene expression collection of 13 tissues from 632 human donors and identified rhythms in gene expression across the body.

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An artificial intelligence-based analysis suggests a third group of ancient hominins likely interbred with human ancestors, according to Popular Mechanics.

In Science this week: reduction in bee phylogenetic diversity, and more.

The New York Times Magazine looks into paleogenomics and how it is revising what's know about human history, but also possibly ignoring lessons learned by archaeologists.

The Economist reports on Synthorx's efforts to use expanded DNA bases they generated to develop a new cancer drug.