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Marriage in Minoan Crete

Archaeogenetics

New archaeogenetic data allow exciting insights into the social order of the Aegean Bronze Age

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Ancient DNA from medieval Germany tells the origin story of Ashkenazi Jews

Archaeogenetics

Research team analyzed genome-wide data for 33 Jewish individuals from 14th century Erfurt, Germany

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From Continental Europe to England

Archaeogenetics

Archaeogenetic study reveals large-scale continental migration into the East of England during the early Medieval Period

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Origins of the Black Death identified

Archaeogenetics

Multidisciplinary team studied ancient plague genomes

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Pre-historic Wallacea - a melting pot of human genetic ancestries

Evolutionary Genetics
Archaeogenetics

To shed light on the archipelago’s settlement history, researchers sequenced and analyzed sixteen ancient genomes

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Spread of black rats was linked to human historical events

Archaeogenetics

New research reveals how the black rat colonised Europe in the Roman and Medieval periods

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The rise of mobile dairy pastoralism on the Eurasian steppe

Archaeogenetics

New study of ancient milk proteins reveals the changing pastoralist strategies that laid the groundwork for the great steppe migrations of the…

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Origins of the Avars elucidated with ancient DNA

Archaeogenetics

Multidisciplinary research team sheds light on the 1,400-year-old mystery about the genetic origins of the Avar elite

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Exploring ancient Tuberculosis transmission chains

Archaeogenetics

New details about tuberculosis’ evolutionary history in ancient South America point to a complex web of disease transmission in the pre-colonial…

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New insights into the genetic history of Tibetans and their neighbors

Archaeogenetics

Ancient genomes from the Himalayas illuminate the genetic history of Tibetans and their Tibeto-Burman speaking neighbors

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Genetic changes in Bronze Age southern Iberia

Archaeogenetics

DNA from 136 ancient Iberians reveals genomic and social transformations during the Copper Age to Bronze Age transition in southwestern Europe

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The surprising origins of the Tarim Basin mummies

Archaeogenetics

Genomic study reveals an indigenous Bronze Age population that was genetically isolated but culturally cosmopolitan

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Archaeogenetics: Five global ethical principles

Archaeogenetics

Scientists from all over the world have published guidelines for how human remains should be handled

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Prehistoric humans rarely mated with their cousins

Archaeogenetics

Scientists screened 1,785 ancient humans genomes from the last 45,000 years for parental relatedness

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Central European prehistory was highly dynamic

Archaeogenetics

Frequent cultural, genetic, and social change epitomises the history of central Europe from the Stone Age to the Early Bronze Age

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Oldest genome from Wallacea shows previously unknown ancient human relations

Archaeogenetics

International research team isolates DNA from modern human buried 7,000 years ago on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi

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Shedding light on past human histories

Archaeogenetics

Research team reconstructs genetic histories and social organisation in Neolithic and Bronze Age Croatia

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