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Based on their study of dozens of Indian populations, a team of researchers from US and India has concluded that most Indian populations have descended from two very different northern and southern ancestral groups.

Using SNP and expression microarrays, a team of researchers from Switzerland, the UK, and the US has uncovered cell type-specific differences in regulatory variant function within three different human cell types.

Using SNP microarrays and gene re-sequencing, a group of researchers from St. Jude Children's Hospital and the National Cancer Institute characterized more than 100 AML tumors, revealing a smaller-than-expected burden of copy number alterations and point mutations.

Researchers from the National Institutes of Health and elsewhere reported online today in Science that a recently acquired retrogene is behind the evolution of short legs in dachshunds and similar dog breeds.


23andMe has launched a new tool that estimates someone's risk of developing severe COVID-19 if infected, Bloomberg reports.

The Guardian reports that Pasteur Institute researchers are halting their development of a SARS-CoV-2 vaccine following disappointing initial results.

The Wall Street Journal reports that an increased number of younger patients have been hospitalized as the new SARS-CoV-2 strain spread across the UK.

In Cell this week: proteomic patterns among COVID-19 affected tissue samples, transcriptome atlas of developing intestines, and more.