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Sequence data for ancient and modern individuals in Remote Oceania and beyond suggests early populations were replaced without corresponding language changes.

Researchers sequenced the genome of an ancient Caribbean woman to find present-day individuals are descendants of the indigenous Taino.

In Nature this week: genome analysis of citrus varieties, and more.

A Max Planck-led team sequenced three dozen ancient humans found in the Baltic to unravel the region's population history.

Using data from 1,000 Irish individuals, a Trinity College Dublin-led team uncovered nearly two dozen discrete genetic clusters.

Amgen will use BC Platforms' tools and services to study data in multiple indications, including cardiovascular and bone diseases, hematological malignancies, and other cancers.

In Nature this week: genome of ancient Alaskan infant, and more.

Researchers sequenced the genome of an 11,500-year-old human sample from Beringia and compared its genome to those from other Native Americans.

As more people have their genomes sequenced, some researchers seek to enable mechanisms for genome data donation, similar to organ and tissue donation.

The project, dubbed FinnGen, was announced this week and is slated to run through mid-2023.


A New Zealand minister says the country's genetic modification laws need to be re-examined to help combat climate change, the New Zealand Herald reports.

A new analysis finds some cancers receive more nonprofit dollars than others.

An Australian mother's conviction in the deaths of her children may be re-examined after finding that two of the children carried a cardiac arrhythmia-linked gene variant.

In Science this week: comparative analysis of sex differences in mammal gene expression, and more.