May 04, 2015
Ancient mtDNA from Neolithic France
PLoS ONE 10(4): e0125521. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0125521 When the Waves of European Neolithization Met: First Paleogenetic Evidence fro...
Facial reconstruction of Lord of Moken
I wonder when we will start seeing facial reconstructions that make use of ancient DNA. Ancient DN...
May 03, 2015
Modern humans, not Neandertals made the Proto-Aurignacian
Science DOI: 10.1126/science.aaa2773 The makers of the Protoaurignacian and implications for Neandertal extinction S. Benazzi et al. ...
Structure of Y-haplogroup N
arXiv:1504.06463 [q-bio.PE] The dichotomy structure of Y chromosome Haplogroup N Kang Hu et al. Haplogroup N-M231 of human Y chromosom...
Southern origins and recent admixture of Siberian populations
bioRxiv http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/018770 The complex admixture history and recent southern origins of Siberian populations Irina Pugach ...
Eye color and alcohol dependence
American Journal of Medical Genetics Part B: Neuropsychiatric Genetics DOI: 10.1002/ajmg.b.32316 Eye color: A potential indicator of alcoh...
April 30, 2015
This is an open access paper. AJHG http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajhg.2015.03.012 The Kalash Genetic Isolate: Ancient Divergence, Drift, ...
April 21, 2015
PCA and natural selection
arXiv:1504.04543 [q-bio.PE] Detecting genomic signatures of natural selection with principal component analysis: application to the 1000 G...
April 19, 2015
mtDNA of Alaskan Eskimos
AJPA DOI: 10.1002/ajpa.22750 Mitochondrial diversity of Iñupiat people from the Alaskan North Slope provides evidence for the origins of t...
April 13, 2015
Haplogroup G1, Y-chromosome mutation rate and migrations of Iranic speakers
The origin of Iranian speakers is a big puzzle as in ancient times there were two quite different ...
Neandertal flutes debunked
Royal Society Open Science DOI: 10.1098/rsos.140022 ‘Neanderthal bone flutes’: simply products of Ice Age spotted hyena scavenging activ...
April 12, 2015
April 05, 2015
Biology of Genomes titles
have been announced . A sample of interest is below: Population structure in African-Americans Contrasting patterns in the high-resoluti...
April 04, 2015
In search of the source of Denisovan ancestry
bioRxiv http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/017475 Denisovan Ancestry in East Eurasian and Native American...
March 30, 2015
Ice age Europeans on the brink of extinction
Ice-age Europeans roamed in small bands of fewer than 30, on brink of extinction ( Horizon magazine) In some cases, small bands of potent...
March 28, 2015
Afanasievo, Okunev, Andronovo, Sintashta DNA?
A reader alerts me to this article in Russian, but you can use Google Translate to get the gist of it. Some interesting bits (note that &q...
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