All posts tagged with admixture

ASHG notes on Gene Expression

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Razib Khan has started writing up his notes on this week’s conference of the American Society of Human Genetics: “Reflections on the evolution at ASHG 2012”....

The North African Neandertal descendants

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A new paper by Federico Snchez-Quinto and colleagues reports on comparisons of North African population samples with the Neandertal DNA project data Sanchez-...

Denisova at high coverage

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Science today has released the new paper on the Denisova high-coverage genome by Mattias Meyer and colleagues from Svante Pääbo’s group Meyer:Denisova:2012. ...

How widespread is Denisovan ancestry today?

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Last month, David Reich and colleagues Reich:Denisova:2011 reported on estimates of Denisovan ancestry for island and mainland Asian populations. Their most ...

Ozzy Osbourne, archaic human

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Via a reader: The Daily Mail really aims for the lowest common denominator of genetics: “We’ve all suspected, now it’s official: Ozzy Osbourne IS a Neanderth...

SNPtastic India

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The cover story in Nature this week is a paper about the population history of India, from David Reich’s lab. It’s an important contribution to our knowledge...