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The genetic population structures of dogs and humans broadly resemble one another, suggesting that as people migrated, so did dogs.

Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology researchers sequenced the nuclear genome isolated from 34,000-year-old skull bone uncovered in eastern Mongolia.

An international team of researchers analyzed whole-genome sequencing data from about 400 individuals from more than two dozen ethnolinguistic groups.

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: database to house IndiGen sequencing data, database of SARS-CoV-2 docking scores, and more.

At ASHG, a FinnGen researcher reported new recessive disease associations for cataracts, hearing loss, and other conditions, identified through the population study.

By sequencing Yersinia pestis isolates from several 14th to 18th century sites, researchers characterized a Second Plague lineage and proposed a reservoir for it.

More than 198,000 LOF variants turned up in exome sequences from 49,960 UK Biobank participants, including variants with potential ties to human traits.

The researchers analyzed nearly a dozen new samples from various regions of Vanuatu and different eras in combination with previously published samples.

Researchers reported shared and distinct genetic contributors to systemic lupus erythematosus in individuals with African or European ancestry.

The integration on the Microsoft Azure cloud is helping Kaiser make its vast genomics dataset available to a wider pool of researchers.


NPR reports that researchers have developed chimeric embryos as part of work toward growing human organs in animals for organ transplants.

According to the Washington Post, the Biden Administration is set to make changes to federal restrictions on fetal tissue research.

In Science this week: approach to isolated trace DNA from archaic humans from sediments, and more.

Texas Monthly looks into the DNA Zoo being collected by Baylor College of Medicine researchers.