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A study appearing in Genetics of Danish high school students finds that the population of Denmark is rather homogenous.

This Week in Science

In Science this week: approach to uncover recent changes in allele frequencies, and more.

Two new Nature Communications studies underscored the need for better genomic studies of populations of non-European ancestry.

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: mutation patterns in uterine and ovarian carcinosarcomas, deep genome sequences, and more.

This Week in Nature

In Nature this week: genome of a Korean individual, genomic study of ancient settlers of Vanuatu and Tonga, and more.

Living DNA can break down the origins of a customer’s ancestry into 21 distinct regions within Britain alone, as well as across 80 different worldwide populations.

Many sequencing studies are not powered to be able to detect population-specific cancer-related mutations in ethnic minorities.

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

The technique will use optical maps and barcodes in order to generate long scaffolds from short-read sequencing technology.

This Week in PLOS

In PLOS this week: Kashmiri ancestry analysis, genome-wide association study of gestational age, and more.


Familial DNA searches in criminal cases are winning over some critics, the Los Angeles Times reports.

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: ProTraits includes genetic, phenotypic data on bacteria, archaea; Candida albicans assembly 22; and more.

The Wall Street Journal reports that researchers are looking beyond Cas9 for CRISPR editing.

In PNAS this week: miR-515 levels higher in women with preeclampsia, horizontal gene transfer in parasitic plants, and more.