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Researchers have filled in an important gap in the historical record for global malaria distribution with these missing European strain sequences.

Researchers have discovered that what was thought to be one far-roaming species is actually four separate and genetically distinct groups.

Researchers have conducted preclinical studies on pronuclear transplantation, showing some success.

In Nature this week: mitochondrial genome competition, and more.

Continuity in mitochondrial genomes present at an archeological site in Lima suggests cultural diffusion contributed to expansion of an imperialist Wari group.

The researchers found evidence of a single major dispersal event in non-African populations, and discovered an unknown European population turnover.

A partnership with the Foundation for Mitochondrial Medicine and Seahorse Bioscience, the clinical program will evaluate Seahorse's XF Technology.

In PLOS this week: locus linked to non-syndromic hearing loss, phylogenetic relationships of Klebsiella pneumoniae isolates, and more.

An editorial appearing at The Scientist bemoans the high numbers of mitochondrial genome papers and suggests a different path for mitochondrial genome research.

In PLOS this week: ancient steppe bison mitochondrial genome, proteomic study of Sauvignon Blanc grapes, and more.

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The Wall Street Journal looks into FamilyTreeDNA's handling of genetic genealogy searches by law enforcement.

In a point-counterpoint in the Boston Globe, researchers discuss the potential of gene editing to prevent Lyme disease, but also the pitfalls of doing so.

MIT's Technology Review reports that researchers hope to develop a CRISPR-based pain therapy.

In Science this week: atlas of malaria parasites' gene expression across their life cycles, and more.