All posts tagged with Altai

A new high-coverage Neandertal genome

3 minute read

Today, Svante Pääbo’s group at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology released high-coverage sequence data from a toe bone from Denisova Cave...

When and where was proto-Indo-European?

5 minute read

A new study by Remco Bouckaert and colleagues attempts to place the origin of Indo-European languages by using an epidemiological population model, essential...

Ice maiden returns

less than 1 minute read

The Siberian Times is running a long, detailed story on the return of the Ukok Princess, or “Ice Maiden” to the Altai Republic: “Siberian princess reveals he...

The anthropologist and the kurgans

8 minute read

There are many stories from my travels last summer that I haven’t yet told here. I’ve been thinking that I need to get them written down, so that I’ll have m...