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Researchers sequenced 45 individuals from the Caucasus and steppe region between 3,500 and 6,500 years ago, teasing out distinct populations and shared relationships.

Arbor will provide reagents to Tataa for its courses on next-generation sequencing applications, while Tataa will distribute Arbor's products in European countries.

Alemannic burial site.

At a 7th century German burial site, researchers saw genetic markers from populations in northern Europe, southern Europe, and the Mediterranean.

Euroclone will sell Precipio's Ice Cold-PCR DNA enrichment products for use with liquid biopsies exclusively in Italy and non-exclusively in the rest of Europe.

The firm has developed microbubbles that bind to target molecules based on surface antibodies.

At the AGBT conference this week, the DNA synthesis discussed the new capture products and its overall business.

Sarcophagus of Tadja, Abusir el-Meleq

The team uncovered ties to Near Eastern and Levant populations with mitochondrial genome sequences and genome-wide SNP profiles for up to 90 Egyptian mummies.

China-based Burning Rock will develop cancer diagnostics for Chinese patients based on the Agilent SureSelect target enrichment system.

Heat-Seq, scheduled to launch in the second quarter, uses empirically tested molecular inversion probes.

Mitochondrial genome sequences from a large glyptodont called Doedicurus suggest glyptodonts were giant members of a lineage in the middle of the armadillo tree. 

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New results from the NASA Twins Study indicate that the immune system may rev up when in space, the Washington Post reports.

Kelvin Droegemeier, the new science advisor, spoke at the American Association for the Advancement of Science meeting, Geekwire reports.

In PNAS this week: whole-genome assembly for the white shark, paper-based microfluidic method for detecting the malaria parasite, and more.

The World Health Organization has announced the members of its gene-editing committee, according to NPR.