Analysis of ancient DNA from mummies known as the Two Brothers finds they are half-brothers, according to Science News.
In PLOS this week: circular RNAs in infantile hemangiomas, pathogenic mutations in Alzheimer's disease, and more.
The movements of women likely spread culture and ideas during the Stone and Bronze Ages, the International Business Times reports.
Investigators identified ties between autism spectrum disorder and mitochondrial haplogroups in mtDNA variant data from nearly 1,000 ASD-affected families.
A Svante Pääbo-led team studied the mitochondrial and nuclear genome of a Denisovan individual that lived 128,000 years to 227,000 years ago.
Researchers examine humpback whale mitochondrial DNA to shed light on their population structure in a new study.
Ancient mitochondrial genome analysis gives the enigmatic Macrauchenia a place on the phylogenetic tree, the New York Times reports.
In Nature this week: new Neanderthal mitochondrial genome, and more.
Researchers have analyzed the mitochondrial genome of a Neanderthal bone to help resolve timing of gene flow between Neanderthals and modern humans.
The US-based team that performed mitochondrial replacement therapy publishes its approach; editorial describes its weaknesses.
According to New Scientist, GEDmatch changed its terms and conditions over the weekend to opt its users out of law enforcement searches.
A twin study uncovers evidence that genes may influence whether someone gets a dog, Martha Stewart reports.
The Atlantic looks into time spent pursuing gene leads generated through candidate gene studies.
In PNAS this week: Cdx2 cells can help regenerate heart tissue in mice following a heart attack, PIWI-interacting small RNA levels in human cancer, and more.