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A genetic analysis based on more than 32,000 individuals living in the US traced the ancestry, historical migration, and other patterns present in populations around the country.

In the PLOS journals this week: a tsetse fly population genetics study, an analysis of E. Coli isolates from infected individuals in India, and more.

In Science this week: comprehensive cellular map of the human thymus, evidence of admixture between the ancestors of Neanderthals and Denisovan and a 'superarchaic' population.

This superarchaic hominin population split from other humans about 2 million years ago and interbred with the ancestors of Neanderthals and Denisovans about 700,000 years ago.

The consortium will gather Nigerians' genomic, phenotypic, and clinical data in six geopolitical regions to study non-communicable and infectious diseases.

In Science this week: evidence of interbreeding between the ancestors of West Africans and an unknown archaic human, and more.

The findings suggest that the ancestors of modern West Africans interbred with a hominin population that split from the modern human lineage before Neanderthals did.

Italy's Dante Labs is building one of Europe's largest genomic labs and leading an effort to sequence 100,000 whole genomes around the Mediterranean.

A new analysis finds that Neanderthal ancestry can be found across human populations, including among Africans.

Researchers used a statistical approach to identify Neanderthal ancestry in thousands of individuals, refining estimates on the proportion of ancestry in various human populations.

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NPR reports that researchers have developed chimeric embryos as part of work toward growing human organs in animals for organ transplants.

According to the Washington Post, the Biden Administration is set to make changes to federal restrictions on fetal tissue research.

In Science this week: approach to isolated trace DNA from archaic humans from sediments, and more.

Texas Monthly looks into the DNA Zoo being collected by Baylor College of Medicine researchers.