population genetics Woolly Mammoths Died Out After Climate Shift Eliminated Food Source, Environmental DNA Study Finds A metagenomic analysis of environmental DNA from Arctic sediment samples reflects how the presence of plants and animals, including woolly mammoths, shifted over time. Genomic Data Spanning 2K Years Gives Glimpse of Etruscan Origins, Population Changes The Etruscans of Iron Age central Italy were closely related to neighboring populations, despite speaking a non-Indo-European language. GenXys, Helix Partner to Provide Clinical Decision Support for PGx Testing GenXys' platform will integrate with Helix's health system partners' electronic medical records to provide pharmacogenetics solutions. Helix, Medical University of South Carolina Partner for Population Genomics Program The effort plans to enroll 100,000 patients and return genetic findings in order to drive personalized and proactive care and to grow a clinico-genomic database. All of Us Research Program Awards $8.7M to Community Partners The funding goes toward strengthening recruitment of underrepresented participants and investigators in biomedical research. Aug 27, 2021 Ancient Genomes from Bohemia Point to Complex Population Encounters in Central Europe Aug 25, 2021 Genome of Ancient Hunter-Gatherer Offers Look at Modern Human, Denisovan Population Dynamics Aug 23, 2021 Genetic Structure of Turkish Population Influenced by Historic Events, Recent Migrations Aug 18, 2021 Data Privacy Concerns Top of Mind for Planned African Genome Project Premium Aug 18, 2021 Grammar Reflects Population Genetics in Northeast Asia, Study Finds Aug 18, 2021 Study Explores Common Genetic Roots of Finns and Estonians Aug 12, 2021 Population Study Points to Pronounced Denisovan Ancestry in Philippine Population Aug 4, 2021 Personalis Q2 Revenues Rise 11 Percent Aug 4, 2021 Middle Eastern Genomes Provide Look at Genetic Variation, Population Histories Jun 24, 2021 Ancient Sequencing Study Expands View of Historical Population Interactions in Southern China Jun 14, 2021 Genetic Analysis of H. Pylori Indicates Americas Colonized in One Main Migration Event Jun 14, 2021 Twist Bioscience, Regeneron Genetics Center Codevelop NGS Genotyping Panel for Population Sequencing May 5, 2021 Personalis Q1 Revenues Grow 9 Percent Apr 29, 2021 Sequencing Study Uncovers Genetic Similarities Across Early Ancient Aegean Cultures Apr 28, 2021 Sequencing Analysis Traces Origins of Malaria-Causing Parasite to Southeast Asia Apr 15, 2021 Neanderthal Population Replacement Detected Using Spanish Cave Sediments Mar 26, 2021 Ancient DNA Analysis Sheds Light on Nomadic Scythian Populations Mar 25, 2021 Study Finds Basques Genetically Distinct Among Europeans Mar 4, 2021 Finnish Population Genetic Analysis Reflects Recent Historical Events Feb 22, 2021 Population History of East Asia Unveiled in Genomic Study Load More Breaking News SUPER Psychosis Study Presented at ASHG Digs Into Relationships of Rare Variants, Phenotypes People in the News: New Appointments at Myriad Genetics, Becton Dickinson, Delfi Diagnostics, More In Brief This Week: Virginia Commonwealth University, Dovetail Genomics, Lucid Diagnostics, and More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Bio-Rad, PerkinElmer, Ares Genetics, Purigen Biosystems, More Genetron Health, Fosun Ink Commercialization Deal for Seq-MRD Test in China MultiMuTHER Team Tracks Expression, Metabolite Relationships in Aging TwinsUK Participants The Scan More Boosters for US Following US Food and Drug Administration authorization, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has endorsed booster doses of the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson SARS-CoV-2 vaccines, the Washington Post writes. From a Pig A genetically modified pig kidney was transplanted into a human without triggering an immune response, Reuters reports. For Privacy's Sake Wired reports that more US states are passing genetic privacy laws. Science Paper on How Poaching Drove Evolution in African Elephants In Science this week: poaching has led to the rapid evolution of tuskless African elephants.