All posts tagged with phylogeography

Cave bear DNA from Sima de los Huesos

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Jesse Dabney and colleagues, including Svante Pääbo from the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, report on the assembly of a complete mitocho...

Leprosy evolution in humans

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Where did leprosy come from as a human pathogen, and how did it spread through the world? Two years ago, this new research would have merited a whole book. N...

When history gets complicated

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Razib posts some thoughts on how the study of human migration history has gotten more and more complex during the last fifteen years.

Neandertals and bears

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For most of their prehistory, humans were highly mobile hunter-gatherers. We can expect that Neandertals were also highly mobile, at least compared to sedent...

Neandertal races?

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There’s a new paper in PLoS ONE by Virginie Fabre, Silvana Condemi and Anna Degioanni, titled “Genetic evidence of geographical groups among Neanderthals.” I...