A new analysis of DNA sequences suggests the Native American founding population that migrated from Siberia consisted of approximately 250 people.
While some people are warning about artificial intelligence leading to killer robots, researchers are showing the positive impact of A.I. in its potential to overcome disease.
For the first time, scientists have revealed the essential genes for the most deadly human malaria parasite, Plasmodium falciparum. They have created new genomic techniques to analyse every gene in the parasite and determine which ones are indispensable.
Two studies focusing on ancient DNA have uncovered new information about early human settlement of the Pacific.
A team of scientists have recovered far older bone fragments than previously found two years ago, from the first ancient human genome in Africa.