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Researchers sequenced the genomes of seven mountain gorillas, comparing them to the genomes of three other gorilla sub-species.

Customers of both companies' cloud-based platforms will have access to their respective genome analysis and interpretation pipelines.

Three individuals in a 17th century burial carried genetic signatures associated with Bantu- and non-Bantu speaking populations in parts of Cameroon, Nigeria, and Ghana.

Two research groups concluded that a one-pulse model for Neanderthal-human mixing does not explain present ancestry patterns in East Asians. 

finch

Researchers sequenced 120 finches from the Galápagos and Cocos Island to resolve bird phylogeny and explore the genetic basis of fast-evolving features.

Researchers identified a form of ultra-hypermutated cancer that occurs in individuals with inherited and somatic mutations in their DNA repair machinery.

Killer whale, walrus, manatee, and bottlenose dolphin sequences suggest convergent molecular evolution often occurs independent of shared phenotypic adaptations.

orchid

Researchers have produced a draft genome assembly for the orchid plant Phalaenopsis equestris in the hopes of unraveling orchid biology and evolutionary history.

MRI showing tapeworm in patient brain.

Researchers sequenced the genome of Spirometra erinaceieuropaei with DNA from tapeworm that had been living in the patient's brain for several years.

The American College of Medical Genetics & Genomics updated its recommendations for the analysis & reporting of secondary findings from clinical genome-scale sequencing & released results of a 2013 about its initial recommendations from 2013.

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ScienceInsider reports that rude and unprofessional paper reviewers are common and can have harmful effects.

The US Senate has confirmed Stephen Hahn as the next commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, according to the New York Times.

CNBC reports Apple is partnering with Color Genomics to offer its employees free DNA screening for disease.

In Science this week: researchers use CRISPR tool to find gut microbiome molecules involved in immunity, and more.