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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.

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

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.

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

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

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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.