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posts tagged with "Denisova"
Earlier mixture from modern humans into Neandertal populations
A further statistical analysis of the Altai high-coverage Neandertal sequence gives reason to think that Skhul and Qafzeh people made more difference than often thought.
17 Feb 2016
What is the 'braided stream' analogy for human evolution?
A 2013 retrospective by Clive Finlayson emphasizes the growing mindshare of mixture between ancient groups.
26 Nov 2015
Another Denisovan from Denisova Cave
Susanna Sawyer and colleagues examine another low-coverage genome representing the enigmatic Denisovan population.
18 Nov 2015
Ghost populations and ancient DNA
A news article covers the emerging science of ancient human DNA.
26 Mar 2014
Naming archaic human populations
As ancient genomes begin to roll in, we have trouble figuring out what to call the ancient populations we're discovering.
01 Jan 2014
Infographic: Field guide to Pleistocene hookups
A non-comprehensive map of how ancient populations interbred to generate today's diversity.
21 Dec 2013
The Altai Neandertal
A high-coverage genome from a new Denisova Cave specimen provides new details about ancient population mixture and modern human origins.
18 Dec 2013
The Denisova-Sima de los Huesos connection
The most ancient human mtDNA yet recovered leads to a result that surprises some, not me.
04 Dec 2013
Hunting the Denisovan belt
Some suggest that Denisovans mixed with humans in Wallacea. I'm skeptical.
19 Oct 2013
Denisovans and the Middle Paleolithic of India
A review of a new paper on the archaeology of microblades in South Asia
21 Jul 2013
The Denisova genome: An unexpected window into the past
A short review paper on the Denisova genome and its interpretation
23 May 2013
New Denisova and Neandertal DNA results reported
A talk on new ancient DNA results at the Biology of Genomes conference
17 May 2013
A new high-coverage Neandertal genome
Noting the announcement of new data availability from Denisova
20 Mar 2013
Speaking of Neandertal FOXP2
A discovery of gene regulation differences in FOXP2 may explain the variation of the gene in recent and archaic people.
29 Jan 2013
Neandertal anti-defamation files, 17
01 Jan 2013
The fused chromosome 2 was in Denisova
01 Sep 2012
Mailbag: Denisova and the hobbit
31 Aug 2012
Denisova at high coverage
A technological advance in library preparation gives rise to much better knowledge of the ancient Denisovans
30 Aug 2012
Mailbag: Denisovan diversity
25 Aug 2012
The anthropologist and the kurgans
I recount some of my summer 2011 trip to the Altai, focusing on Afanasievo and Pazyryk archaeology
06 Jun 2012
Sex in the Stone Age
06 Apr 2012
Mailbag: Fickle finger
06 Apr 2012
Denisova APOE status
03 Feb 2012
Denisova in the news
30 Jan 2012
Mailbag: Denisovans of the North?
11 Jan 2012
Mailbag: Spuds and mutts
09 Nov 2011
Upcoming lecture in Madison
08 Nov 2011
Mailbag: Denisovan in China and New World habitation
06 Nov 2011
Braiding Denisovans into our ancestry
04 Nov 2011
How widespread is Denisovan ancestry today?
A new paper contradicts earlier work, by suggesting a widespead Denisovan legacy in south China
01 Nov 2011
Quirks and Quarks, Denisova edition
22 Oct 2011
Archaic genome snooping from GWAS
18 Oct 2011
Denisovan DNA in the islands, and an Australian genome
The hypothesis of a single out-of-Africa dispersal is rejected by new data about Denisovan mixture and whole-genome sequencing of an Aboriginal Australian.
22 Sep 2011
Hawks lecture at University of Birmingham Sept. 22
19 Sep 2011
Mailbag: Science coverage of Denisova news
26 Aug 2011
HLA class-I loci in Neandertals and Denisova
Abi-Rached and colleagues report that the human system owes much to the Neandertals and Denisovans.
25 Aug 2011
Ancient genomes review
A new review article by Mark Stoneking and Johannes Krause presents some useful information.
18 Aug 2011
Ancient genomes giving up their secrets
A news article in Nature features our lab's research in a report on ancient genomes.
17 Aug 2011
Ascending the Altai
Here, I describe the beginning of my 2011 trip to Denisova Cave, in the Altai Mountains of southern Siberia.
22 Jul 2011
Tweeting from Denisova
04 Jul 2011
Older and younger Acheulean in India
Long known from India, new papers are adding detail to the temporal extent of the Acheulean.
27 Mar 2011
Is the Biological Species Concept a "minority view"?
After Neandertal genes are found in us, I find myself defending the obvious idea that they're Homo sapiens.
07 Feb 2011
Denisovans did not have red hair
Our research is looking for evidence of Neandertal similarities within the Denisova genome, including a unique MC1R polymorphism.
09 Jan 2011
Denisova microcephalin status
I look for an allele suggested in living people to have come from archaic non-Africans, but it's not in this genome.
06 Jan 2011
Denisova FOXP2 status
05 Jan 2011
Mailbag: Chinese subspecies and Denisovans
28 Dec 2010
24 Dec 2010
The Denisova genome FAQ
A genome from the Altai is revealed as a representative of an ancient hominin population new to science.
22 Dec 2010
Time to revise the mtDNA timescale?
A study of human variation adds precision to the human mtDNA mutation rate; I compare to results from archaic humans.
18 Aug 2010
More X-Woman thoughts
What does it mean for an ancient specimen from the Altai to have a highly divergent mtDNA?
27 Mar 2010
26 Mar 2010
25 Mar 2010
The Denisova mtDNA sequence: The X-Woman
24 Mar 2010
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