NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A study online today in Cell reveals that the recombination and mutation patterns measured within one individual are more or less on par with those predicted from population and evolutionary data, though fine-scale differences hint at the impact that each individual has on human diversity as a whole.

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In PNAS this week: ancestry and admixture in Brazilians, characterization of novel double-stranded RNA mycovirus, and more.

Researchers report that what scents someone picks up can reflect their complement of immune genes.

The New York Times examines ethics and China's push to lead biomedical research.

At her blog, Sally Rockey dives into National Institutes of Health funding data.

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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.