Investigators from Germany, the US, China, and elsewhere have identified an ancient Romanian man just a few generations removed from a Neanderthal ancestor.
By Molika Ashford
Researchers from the University of Washington have published a proof-of-principle study on the use of genomic capture and high-throughput sequencing for finding mutations in breast and ovarian cancer risk genes.
The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is investing in Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory's BioRxiv.
A study appearing in PLOS One finds that shortened consent forms don't affect clinical trial participants' understanding of the study.
The National Security Agency monitored signal intelligence for signs of "nefarious" genetic engineering projects, Gizmodo reports.
In Nature this week: barley genome sequenced, method for genotyping and phasing short tandem repeats, and more.