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In Science this week, researchers from the University of Texas at Austin describe a study they conducted in humans and the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae indicating that orthologous genes from the two species that diverged about a billion years ago can retain their ancestral functions for just as long. The investigators replaced 414 essential S.

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In Science this week: gene flow between ancient chimpanzees and bonobos, and more.

A startup wants to match customers to wine based on their DNA and one critic calls the idea 'silly,' Stat News reports.

Researchers trace the origins of brown rats using genetic analysis to China, the New York Times reports.

In Nature this week: genetic history of HIV in the US, and more.