This Week in Science

In this week's Science, an international team of researchers reports the results of an analysis of microbes from the gut of a 5,300-year-old European glacial mummy, which provides new insights into ancient human migration. Given Helicobacter pylori's prevalence as a human pathogen, various strains of the stomach bacterium have evolved as humans have migrated around the world. In their study, the investigators took samples from the ancient man's gut and analyzed them for H.

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Women with breast or ovarian cancer living in medically underserved regions of the US are less likely to get recommended BRCA1 or BRCA2 genetic testing, according to a new study.

Three immunology researchers are to receive this year's Albany Medical Center Prize in Medicine and Biomedical Research, the Albany Times-Union reports.

In Genome Research this week: clonal evolution analysis of acute myeloid leukemia, computational pipeline to examine relationships between bacterial pathogens, and more.

Elephants may have "re-animated" a pseudogene to help stave off cancer, according to the New York Times.