Study of Medieval Swahili Peoples Finds African, Asian Genetic Ancestry
Researchers brought genetic and archaeological data together to explore interactions between populations from Africa and Persia and beyond from around 200 to 1,000 years ago.
Admixture of Stone Age European Farmers, Hunter-Gatherers Led to Genetic Loci Under Selection
Using natural selection-focused analysis, researchers saw overrepresentation of hunter-gatherer sequences in an immune-related region in admixed ancient European farmers.
Beethoven's Genome Offers Clues to Composer's Liver Disease, Family History
Researchers analyzed DNA from authenticated hair samples of the German composer, identifying liver disease risk variants along with hepatitis B virus sequences.
Tibetan Plateau Population Relationships, Adaptations Assessed With Ancient Genomes
With new sequences for 89 ancient individuals, researchers identified shared and distinct ancestry patterns within Tibetan Plateau populations going back 5,100 years.
Ice Age European History Refined With Ancient DNA Sequences
Researchers brought together ancient genomic and archaeological clues to untangle population interactions and migrations before, during, and after the Last Glacial Maximum.