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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.

This Week in Nature

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 study stratified the Irish population into 10 genetic clusters that largely line up with geographic and political boundaries.

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: pipeline to analyze and visualize bacterial genomes, database of global set of human genomes, and more.

An Institut Pasteur-led team genotyped various Pakistani populations to reconstruct the genetic history of descendants of the Indian Ocean slave trade.

This Week in Nature

In Nature this week: genetic history of early European farmers, and more.

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The American Prospect writes that the pilot program to test the DNA of migrants could lead to more family separations.

An international commission is to develop a report on how researchers, clinicians, and regulators should evaluate the clinical applications of human germline genome editing.

The US Department of Agriculture presents a new blueprint for animal genomic research.

In Genome Research this week: repetitive element deletion linked to altered methylation and more in form of muscular dystrophy; human contamination in draft bacterial and archaeal genomes; and more.