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: rare variants linked to bleeding disorder, comparison of whole-exome and whole-genome sequencing, and more.

George Church tells The Sunday Times that his group has inserted some woolly mammoth genes into elephant cells.

A Scientific Reports editor resigns over a new policy at the journal allowing researchers to pay to fast track the peer review of their manuscripts, and poll.

The National Cancer Institute's Harold Varmus discusses the state of cancer research with the New York Times.

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