This Week in PLOS

In PLOS Genetics, an international team led by researchers at Stanford University brought together data for hundreds of modern-day Sardinians and two ancient individuals from Bulgaria as part of their continued analysis of 5,300-year-old Tyrolean Iceman genome sequences. A comparison of the sequences indicated that the Iceman was related to populations in Sardinia as well as individuals involved in the early spread of agriculture.

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