population genetics Personalis Q1 Revenues Grow 9 Percent The firm tallied $20.9 million in revenues compared to $19.2 million a year ago, edging analysts' consensus estimate of $20.4 million. Sequencing Study Uncovers Genetic Similarities Across Early Ancient Aegean Cultures Investigators saw genetic similarities in culturally distinct Early Bronze Age individuals, followed by an influx of additional hunter-gatherer-related ancestry. Sequencing Analysis Traces Origins of Malaria-Causing Parasite to Southeast Asia Plasmodium vivax likely spread from Southeast Asia through a series of founder events, in contrast to a proposed out-of-Africa scenario. Neanderthal Population Replacement Detected Using Spanish Cave Sediments Nuclear and mitochondrial sequences from sediment samples pointed to two Neanderthal radiations, as well as a population replacement, in northern Spain. Ancient DNA Analysis Sheds Light on Nomadic Scythian Populations Researchers analyzed more than 110 ancient individuals from archeological sites across the Central Asian steppes to examine the genetic history of Scythians. Breaking News New California Condor Genome Assembly Reveals High Genetic Diversity DiaSorin Q1 Revenues Rise 53 Percent on SARS-CoV-2 Testing Demand New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Bio-Rad, GP-write, Twist Bioscience, KogeneBiotech, More In Brief This Week: Pacific Biosciences, PerkinElmer, Unilabs, and More People in the News: New Appointments at Berkeley Lights, Castle Bio, IsoPlexis, More DermTech Q1 Revenues up 62 Percent The Scan Call to Look Again More than a dozen researchers penned a letter in Science saying a previous investigation into the origin of SARS-CoV-2 did not give theories equal consideration. Not Always Trusted In a new poll, slightly more than half of US adults have a great deal or quite a lot of trust in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Hill reports. Identified Decades Later A genetic genealogy approach has identified "Christy Crystal Creek," the New York Times reports. Science Papers Report on Splicing Enhancer, Point of Care Test for Sexual Transmitted Disease In Science this week: a novel RNA structural element that acts as a splicing enhancer, and more.