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In Science this week, a multi-institute team of scientists in the UK presents a study that shows how human mitochondrial DNA is influenced by the nuclear genome. The researchers performed whole-genome sequencing of the mtDNA of nearly 13,000 individuals, and found that roughly 45 percent of those from 1,526 mother-offspring pairs carry a mixed population of mtDNA.

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The chief executive of the National Health Service in England is to call for tumor-agnostic drugs to be "fast-tracked," according to the Times.

Researchers in Australia are sequencing the Wollemi pine tree to try to protect it from extinction, Australia's ABC News reports.

Computerworld ranks Illumina as one of the top midsize organizations to work at in IT.

In Genome Research this week: links between biological aging and mutations affecting epigenetic regulators; long-read sequencing-based strategy to map chromatin accessibility; and more.