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Ancient boundaries are the strongest

GENETIC BOUNDARIES: 'A pioneering study into [Britain's] genetic heritage ... shows that up to 40 per cent of [British] DNA may be from Germanic ancestors, and not the Vikings, thanks to the Anglo-Saxon migrations in 450-600AD. The project, carried out by Oxford University, is particularly interesting because it would seem that this genetic make-up bears out those old traditions and clichés about how [people] relate to each other. So the age-old rivalries between Devon and Cornwall – take…

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Inferring expressed genes by whole-genome sequencing of cell-free plasma DNA

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from Live Science

Chimp Genetic History Stranger Than Humans'

Researchers have sequenced the first full set of great ape genomes. Shown here: chimpanzees and gorillas.

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from BBC News

Mammoth genome sequence completed

An international team of scientists has sequenced the complete genome of the woolly mammoth. A US team is already attempting to study the animals' characteristics by inserting mammoth genes into elephant stem cells.

Whole-genome sequence analysis shows that two endemic species of North American wolf are admixtures of the coyote and gray wolf | Science Advances

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Genome Sequencing Is Becoming Less Ambiguous and More Clinically Relevant

Genome Sequencing Is Becoming Less Ambiguous and More Clinically Relevant | Amazing Science

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Genome sequencing helps determine end of tuberculosis outbreak

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As these projects identify the causes of leukaemias, and as they discover exploitable traits, so-called “personalised medicine,” tailored to...

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How Craig Venter is fighting ageing with genome sequencing

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