Close Menu

The effects of Greek and North African people on the Sicilian gene pool can be seen by analyzing Y chromosomes, report Italian researchers in the European Journal of Human Genetics. By looking at haplogroups and short tandem repeats in Y-chromosome lineages from different areas of Sicily, the researchers estimate that the Greek contribution to the Sicilian gene pool is about 37 percent and the North African contribution is about six percent.

 

To read the full story....

...and receive Daily News bulletins.

Already have a GenomeWeb or 360Dx account?
Login Now.

Don't have a GenomeWeb or 360Dx account?
Register for Free.

In a letter, about two dozen researchers criticize the World Health Organization investigation into the origins of SARS-CoV-2 and call for a new inquiry, the Wall Street Journal reports.

National Geographic reports that nine great apes at the San Diego Zoo have been vaccinated against SARS-CoV-2.

Janet Woodcock, the acting commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration, speaks with NPR about SARS-CoV-2 testing and vaccines in the US.

In Science this week: genetic study of kidney fibrosis implicates the SOX9-NAV3-YAP1 axis.