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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.

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.

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A new study catalogues the genome and evolutionary history of the oak family, UPI reports.

Dog DNA testing is a growing market, but there's still a lot of uncertainty about the accuracy of the results, the Boston Globe says.

A University of South Florida researcher is testing bone fragments to determine if they belong to Amelia Earhart.

In Cell this week: antisense Piwi-interacting RNA responses to endogenous retroviruses, proteomic patterns in hepatocellular carcinoma, and more.