prehistory

Scientists Publish Largest-Ever Study on the Genetics of Modern Africans

April 30, 2009
When scientific research is published, the authors often confess that they wish they’d collected more data. Critical reviews of research studies often say the same thing. Indeed, if there’s anything...
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A Different Kind of Gene Mapping: Comparing Genetic and Geographic Structure in Europe

August 13, 2008
By Chris Gignoux and Mike Macpherson It should be no surprise that in general, we are more genetically similar to our neighbors than to people living far away. The reason...
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Peopling of the Americas (Times Two)

May 23, 2008
Just when you thought everything was starting to make sense — new genetic research on the peopling of the Americas throws us a curve. There has been plenty of research...
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