DNA secrets of Ice Age Europe unlocked

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DNA secrets of Ice Age Europe unlocked

#1  Postby DougC » May 02, 2016 11:23 pm


B.B.C. Article

A study of DNA from ancient human bones has helped unlock the secrets of Europe's Ice Age inhabitants.
Researchers analysed the genomes of 51 individuals who lived between 45,000 years ago and 7,000 years ago.
The results reveal details about the biology of these early inhabitants, such as skin and eye colour, and how different populations were related.
It also shows that Neanderthal ancestry in Europeans has been shrinking over time, perhaps due to natural selection.
The study in Naturejournal shines a torchlight over some 40,000 years of prehistory, showing that ancient patterns of migration were just as complex as those in more recent times.

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Re: DNA secrets of Ice Age Europe unlocked

#2  Postby tuco » May 03, 2016 2:24 am

It shines a torchlight for a fee. For a fee use halogen ;)
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