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Using Neolithic and Chalcolithic period samples, researchers explored farming and hunter-gatherer admixture in populations from Hungary, Spain, and Germany.

Living DNA and its partners are aiming to create a detailed genetic map of the world based on people's DNA.

Researchers hope that a Faroese reference genome will help drive precision medicine and shed light on population-specific disease variants.  

Tianyuan Man's Genome

Researchers have sequenced the genome of a man who lived in China some 40,000 years ago, according to UPI.

This Week in Science

In Science this week: ancient Neanderthal and human genomes, and more.

This Week in Science

In Science this week: ancient African genome sequences, Zika virus mutation linked to microcephaly, and more.

Researchers found evidence of widespread hunter-gatherer populations with San-related ancestry, pastoralist replacement, and more.

Data from hundreds of individuals suggest that the country's populations are genetically diverse, with a long history of genetic isolation and differentiation.

By genotyping hundreds of individuals from populations in Sudan and South Sudan, investigators untangled genetic contributions from Eurasian groups migrating into Africa.

Investigators identified ties between autism spectrum disorder and mitochondrial haplogroups in mtDNA variant data from nearly 1,000 ASD-affected families.

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The former commissioner of the FDA has returned to the venture capital firm New Enterprise Associates as a special partner on the healthcare investment team.

Astronauts have edited yeast genes on the International Space Station in an experiment designed to show how cells repair themselves in space.

Emory University has found that two of its researchers failed to divulge they had received funds from China, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

In Science this week: influence of the nuclear genome on human mitochondrial DNA, and more.