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SAN FRANCISCO (GenomeWeb News) – By delving into the genetic relationship between the Tyrolean Iceman and present-day European populations, researchers from the US, Italy, and Germany believe they have new clues about an ancient population that brought agriculture to Europe.

This article was originally posted on Sept. 21
Array-based SNP genotyping analysis has enabled an international team of researchers to unravel the genetic history of different population groups in southern Africa.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Jewish populations in North Africa carry genetic patterns that correspond to some extent with those found in Jewish populations from other parts of the world, according to a study in the early, online edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – At least three historical migrations from Asia introduced the ancestors of Native Americans to the Americas, according to a new study in Nature, though migrants from the first of these waves made the most pronounced genetic contributions to present-day Native

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Human Genome Research Institute plans to use around $5 million next year to fund research projects that study genomic variation and disease-related variants in populations that are not of European ancestry (EA).

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Individuals from present-day Ethiopian populations within certain language groups share genetic features with individuals from populations in Egypt, Israel, and Syria, according to an

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Population Genetics has signed an agreement to provide researchers at the University of Oxford with genetic analyses for hypothetical validation and biomarker discovery.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Population Genetics said today that it has received funding to support a European-backed international research consortium studying genetic risk among children for relapse of acute lymphoblastic leukemia, or ALL.

Population Genetics has named Alan Schafer as its new CEO. Schafer is an adjunct professor at Imperial College London Business School and was previously the Wellcome Trust's director of science funding.

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Holden Thorp is to be the new editor-in-chief of Science and its related journals.

A genetic analysis of salmon scales collected over the course of a century points to a sharp decline in the number of fish returning each year to river in British Columbia, CBC reports.

Adelaide University has suspended the head of an ancient DNA lab as its investigation of workplace bullying continues, Australia's ABC News reports.

In PNAS this week: gene expression profiles of adipocyte subtypes, computational approach for improving plant expressome analysis, and more.