Ancestry


Our Immune Systems Are Linked to How Our Ancestors Had Sex

Our Immune Systems Are Linked to How Our Ancestors Had Sex

Scientists have been looking into what makes our immune systems tick and found that Europeans and Africans have significantly d...

Oct 27 2016, 6:11pm CDT

Ancient DNA Reveals that Phoenician Man From Carthage had European Ancestry

Ancient DNA Reveals that Phoenician Man From Carthage had European Ancestry

The analysis of the first complete DNA obtained from a 2500-year-old Pheonician points to European ancestors....

May 28 2016, 12:38am CDT

Ancient skeletons

Using Ancient Skeletons, Researchers Estimate Anglo-Saxon Ancestry of British Population

In a new study titled “Iron Age and Anglo-Saxon Genomes from East England Reveal British Migration History” and published in th...

Jan 22 2016, 9:29pm CST

Humans and Acorn Worms have Common Ancestry

Humans and Acorn Worms have Common Ancestry

Acorn worms were found to share 70 percent of their genetic makeup with the human beings making them the long lost cousin of hu...

Nov 20 2015, 5:02am CST

Fourth strand

Hunter-Gatherers Isolated By Ice Age Formed Fourth Strand of European Ancestry

A new study titled “Upper Palaeolithic Genomes Reveal Deep Roots of Modern Eurasians” and published in the journal Nature Commu...

Nov 17 2015, 9:00am CST

Modern European Ancestry Origins in Ancient Ice Age Hunter Gatherers

Modern European Ancestry Origins in Ancient Ice Age Hunter Gatherers

The genome sequencing shows ‘Fourth strand’ of European ancestry origins to lie in ancient Ice Age hunter gatherers....

Nov 17 2015, 3:56am CST