NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A new study supports the notion that the ancestors of Native-American populations were the first to settle in the Americas.

Members of an international team led by investigators at the University of Copenhagen's Centre for GeoGenetics sequenced and analyzed the more than 12,500-year-old remains of an infant who belonged to North America's historical Clovis population — work they described in today's issue of Nature.

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In PNAS this week: human cytomegalovirus diversity, patterns of homologous recombination in E. coli, and more.

US lawmakers are considering eliminating the medical devices tax that is part of the Affordable Care Act.

Two research teams in China home in on a gene that gives rice a long, slender shape.

Marcia McNutt, the editor-in-chief of Science, has been nominated to become president of the US National Academy of Sciences.

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This online seminar will outline a recent example of the use of molecular barcoding in combination with next-generation sequencing to detect somatic mosaicism in cancer patients.