Archéo-génétique 2014

Paternal lineages and languages in the Caucasus

Scandinavians are the earliest Europeans

Ancient DNA sheds light on the origin of Europeans

Supercomputing beyond genealogy reveals surprising European ancestors

The cat's meow: Genome reveals clues to domestication

Genome of Kostenki-14, an Upper Paleolithic European

Kostenki  (Russie):Ancient DNA shows earliest European genomes weathered the Ice Age

Scientists resurrect 700-year-old viruses

Genomic data support early contact between Easter Island and Americas

Pre-Columbian mycobacterial genomes reveal seals as a source of New World human tuberculosis

Ancient Europeans intolerant to lactose for 5,000 years after they adopted agriculture

Ust'-Ishim (Russie): Oldest DNA ever found sheds light on humans' global trek

Solent (G-B): Hatch died with crew when Henry VIII flagship sunk in Solent 500 years ago

Treasure trove of ancient genomes helps recalibrate the human evolutionary clock

Matsu (Taiwan ):  Austronesian links unveiled

- Ancient human genome from southern Africa throws light on our origins

A limited genetic link between Mansi and Hungarians

Human genome was shaped by an evolutionary arms race with itself

Genetic Makeup of Europeans

Humanity Has More Mothers Than Fathers, DNA Reveals

Puerto Rico : Fossil feces tell ancient human cultures apart

Modern Europeans descended from three groups of ancestors

New branch added to European family tree

How epigenetic memory is passed across generations

- Iberian pig genome remains unchanged after 5 centuries

- Ancient mtDNA from southern Africa related to San

Mapping the DNA sequence of Ashkenazi Jews

Döngel (Turquie): DNA analysis on Human bones to give clues about Anatolian People's gene structure

Ancient peach stones offer clues to fruit's origins

- Extinctions during human era worse than thought

How wild rabbits were genetically transformed into tame rabbits

The genetic prehistory of the New World Arctic

When and where the three major populations of Africa, Europe and East Asians diverged and suggests why the Ainu look like Europeans

Study Reveals DNA Links Between Ancient Peruvians, Japanese

Pygmy phenotype developed many times, adaptive to rainforest

Ancient Y-DNA from China

- Tuberculosis is 6,000 years old

Genetics of the Jews

- 8,000-year-old mutation key to human life at high altitudes

Ancient Egyptian Pharaohs related to Ugandans – DNA

Neandertals contre Homo Sapiens : même gènes, mais pas tous exprimés

- Otzi Iceman had genetic predisposition for atherosclerosis

Lac Biel (Suisse): DNA find reveals new insights into the history of cattle in Europe

Ancestry of Cubans

More selection on the X than in autosomes in humans

- Ötzi's non-human DNA: Opportunistic pathogen discovered in Iceman tissue biopsy

Hair from mummy's clothes provides insights into red deer lineage

- Extinct human cousin gave Tibetans advantage at high elevation

- Bigfoot hair samples mostly from bears, wolves

Searching for Answers in Very Old DNA

Human and Chimp Genes May Have Split 13 Million Years Ago

Climate Change Prompted Migrations in Ancient Peru

Mexican genetics study reveals huge variation in ancestry

- An older layer of Eurasian admixture in Eastern Africa

- Herpes infected humans before they were human 1.6 million years ago

- Neandertal origin of MC1R haplotypes related to skin color

Neolithic people from Near East migrated to Europe via island hopping

Mitochondrial DNA of first Near Eastern farmers is sequenced for the first time

- Ancient DNA from Bronze Age Altai

Vieques (Puerto Rico): Fossil feces tell the tale of ancient Caribbean migration

Genetic comparisons yield insight into the evolution of enamel thickness during human evolution

Hoyo Negro (Mexique): Genetic study of prehistoric girl

El Hierro (Espagne):Genetic methods for sex determination shed some light on remains of Canary Islands' indigenous peoples

History to blame for slow crop taming

Genomic diversity and admixture differs for Stone-Age Scandinavian foragers and farmers

- The blood preserved in the relic pumpkin did not belong to Louis XVI

Genetic testing shows Neanderthals less diverse than modern humans

What gave us the advantage over extinct types of humans?

Modern domestic animal traits may have appeared far more recently than previously though

Methylation maps of Neanderthals and Denisovans

Chickens to chili peppers: Scientists search for the first genetic engineers

The story of animal domestication retold

Mystery of slow plant domestications

Neandertal Admixture in Eurasia Confirmed by Maximum-Likelihood Analysis of Three Genomes

New method confirms humans and Neandertals interbred

Lactase persistence alleles reveal ancestry of southern African Khoe pastoralists

DNA Sequencing of Ancient Human Remains Paints A Vastly More Complex Picture of Evolution

Ancient African cattle first domesticated in Middle East

Origins of the Tharu

Leicester (G-B): Skeleton discovered under car park may NOT be Richard III

Nouvelle Zelande: Ancient DNA shows moa were fine until humans arrived

- Chicken bones tell true story of Pacific migration

- Africans' ability to digest milk linked to spread of cattle raising

Xiaohe (Chine): Researchers reconstruct a cheese recipe from the Early Bronze Age

New Diet, Sexual Attraction May Have Spurred Europeans' Lighter Skin

Microbial detection array detects plague in ancient human remains

Chukotka (Russie): Découverte d'un virus géant congelé depuis 30.000 ans

Fossilized human feces from 14th century contain antibiotic resistance genes

How Humans Went From Being One Shade to Many

Team Discovers Disease-Causing Bacteria in Dental Plaque Preserved for 1,000 Years Similar to Bacteria Found in Oral Cavities of Humans Today

The Oldest Human Infectious Disease?

Okladnikov (Russie): Separating endogenous ancient DNA from modern day contamination in a Siberian Neandertal 

- Interactive map of human genetic history revealed

- America's only Clovis skeleton had its genome mapped

Scientists Solve Mystery of World-Traveling Plant

Genomics Study of Ancient Skeleton Reveals First Americans Came From Asia

- Plans revealed to create Richard III genome 

Native Americans Descend From Ancient Montana Boy

The genetic origins of high-altitude adaptations in Tibetans

The Ice Age diet of the woolly mammoth

RNA sequencing of 750-year-old barley virus sheds new light on the Crusades

Agriculture et histoire africaine : la génomique remet en cause le dogme établi

Humanity's forgotten return to Africa revealed in DNA

Neanderthal lineages excavated from modern human genomes

New method rescues DNA from contaminated Neandertal bones

- Hambleden (G-B): Romans didn't kill girls to skew sex ratio

- Researchers find ancient plague DNA in teeth

La Braña (Espagne); hunter-gatherer had blue eyes and dark skin

- Calcium absorption not the cause of evolution of milk digestion in Europeans

- Goa (Inde): The Lost Queen of Georgia

War elephant myths debunked by DNA

Ancient cholera mysteriously disappeared