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posts tagged with "ancient DNA"
Link: Essay overview of paleogenetics of ancient migrations
A science writer gives a big-picture look at the way ancient DNA is contributing to prehistory.
05 Aug 2016
Notable: Penguin population turnover from ancient DNA
Ancient penguin remains show a case of anthropogenic turnover.
05 Feb 2016
Another Denisovan from Denisova Cave
Susanna Sawyer and colleagues examine another low-coverage genome representing the enigmatic Denisovan population.
18 Nov 2015
Link: Pääbo wins award
$3 million to recognize innovation in ancient DNA.
17 Nov 2015
Upcoming event: 'The Past, Present, and Future of DNA' at Harvard
I'll be appearing on a panel reviewing the science of ancient genomes on October 2, 2015 at Harvard University.
05 Sep 2015
Notable: New World tuberculosis came from seals
A study of ancient bacterial genomes shows a counter-intuitive transmission route for a major human pathogen.
05 Dec 2014
The genome from Ust'-Ishim
A femur from Siberia produces the oldest modern human genome sequence to date.
22 Oct 2014
A new early modern human genome from Siberia
Svante Paabo's conference announcement about new genetic evidence from 45,000 years ago.
28 Mar 2014
Ghost populations and ancient DNA
A news article covers the emerging science of ancient human DNA.
26 Mar 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 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
Baiting ancient DNA with RNA
25 Oct 2013
Cave bear DNA from Sima de los Huesos
The oldest-ever recovery of DNA outside permafrost comes from Atapuerca.
10 Sep 2013
Dog domestication complexity
18 Jun 2013
Tracking the potato pathogen
26 May 2013
The sea shall give up her dead
09 May 2013
Denisova at high coverage
A technological advance in library preparation gives rise to much better knowledge of the ancient Denisovans
30 Aug 2012
Neandertal ancestry "Iced"
15 Aug 2012
10 Jun 2012
Mailbag: Fickle finger
06 Apr 2012
How widespread is Denisovan ancestry today?
A new paper contradicts earlier work, by suggesting a widespead Denisovan legacy in south China
01 Nov 2011
Ancient genomes review
A new review article by Mark Stoneking and Johannes Krause presents some useful information.
18 Aug 2011
Did Denisovans have genetic adaptations to high altitude?
Noodling through the Denisova genome data for signs of candidate altitude adaptations.
21 Jun 2011
A problem of fuzzy mammoths
Mammoth paleogenomics and African elephant population structure pose similar problems of sampling.
04 Jun 2011
Mummy trouble redux
28 Apr 2011
23 Jan 2011
Hobbit DNA hunt
05 Jan 2011
The Denisova mtDNA sequence: The X-Woman
24 Mar 2010
Mailbag: Haplogroups of Peruvian mummies
20 Feb 2010
A genome from the mid-Holocene of Greenland
14 Feb 2010
East meets West, and vice versa
02 Feb 2010
20 Jan 2010
Ancient penguin mtDNA and substitution rates
16 Nov 2009
Today's Europeans different from Paleolithic and Neolithic predecessors
03 Sep 2009
Mailbag: Holding on to ancient DNA
26 Aug 2009
Olivia Judson: Museum collections in the DNA age
05 Aug 2009
A history of cattle breeding by the book?
14 Jan 2009
Hail, great Copernithal!
20 Nov 2008
Neolithic grave relations
17 Nov 2008
When disease strikes an island species
05 Nov 2008
Domesticated yeast face ancient amber-yeast competitors
23 Sep 2008
Scandinavian dogs R us?
02 Mar 2008
Viking ancestry, surnames, and medieval genetics
22 Feb 2008
Ancient hair preserves DNA better?
27 Sep 2007
If you want to clone a baby mammoth, for goodness' sake keep it frozen!
14 Jul 2007
Neandertal genome damage profile
28 Jun 2007
Ancient DNA profile
27 Jun 2007
HIV susceptibility locus protects against an extinct virus
24 Jun 2007
Another use for ancient DNA
05 Jun 2007
The genetics of refugia
21 Apr 2007
"Worn down by nearly three decades of peril"
06 Mar 2007
Manfred's amazing technicolor dreamcoat
07 Jul 2006
06 Jul 2006
Ancient hemorrhagic fever in Mexico?
10 Jan 2006
Early European mtDNA: only mysterious if you want it to be
10 Nov 2005
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