human migration Horse Genetics Study Reveals Origins of Domestication, Use in Human Culture The researchers showed that modern domestic horses came from Western Eurasia, and that critical adaptations in certain genes coincided with equestrianism. Arab Genome Study Improves Understanding of Migration Patterns, Haplotype Imputation The researchers built a reference panel of 12,432 haplotypes, improving genotype imputation for both rare and common alleles in Arabs and the wider Middle East. Hepatitis B Virus Evolution Untangled Using Ancient DNA Using samples from more than 100 ancient individuals, investigators linked hepatitis B virus lineages to ancient hunter-gatherer groups in South America and Eurasia. Ancient DNA Details Population Dynamics Within Andean Tiwanaku Civilization Using low-coverage sequencing data for individuals going back up to 1,800 years, investigators explored a complex pre-Columbian civilization at a site in Bolivia and Peru. Genomic Data Spanning 2K Years Gives Glimpse of Etruscan Origins, Population Changes The Etruscans of Iron Age central Italy were closely related to neighboring populations, despite speaking a non-Indo-European language. Sep 22, 2021 Polynesian Island Population History Revealed From Present-Day Human Genomes Aug 27, 2021 Ancient Genomes from Bohemia Point to Complex Population Encounters in Central Europe Aug 25, 2021 Genome of Ancient Hunter-Gatherer Offers Look at Modern Human, Denisovan Population Dynamics Aug 18, 2021 Grammar Reflects Population Genetics in Northeast Asia, Study Finds Aug 12, 2021 Population Study Points to Pronounced Denisovan Ancestry in Philippine Population Aug 4, 2021 Middle Eastern Genomes Provide Look at Genetic Variation, Population Histories Jul 28, 2021 Sequence-Based Blood Type Analysis Suggests Neanderthals, Denisovans Arose in Africa Jul 16, 2021 Unique Fraction of Modern Human Genome Surprisingly Small, Comparison With Archaic Hominins Suggests Jun 24, 2021 Ancient Sequencing Study Expands View of Historical Population Interactions in Southern China Jun 23, 2021 Archaic Hominin History, Interactions Revealed With Denisova Cave Sediment Sequences Jun 14, 2021 Genetic Analysis of H. Pylori Indicates Americas Colonized in One Main Migration Event Jun 8, 2021 Genomic Study Highlights Summer Travel Role in SARS-CoV-2 Variant Spread in Europe Apr 29, 2021 Sequencing Study Uncovers Genetic Similarities Across Early Ancient Aegean Cultures Apr 15, 2021 Neanderthal Population Replacement Detected Using Spanish Cave Sediments Apr 7, 2021 Ancient Sequencing Studies Provide Look at Early Modern Human Populations in Europe Mar 26, 2021 Ancient DNA Analysis Sheds Light on Nomadic Scythian Populations Mar 25, 2021 Study Finds Basques Genetically Distinct Among Europeans Mar 10, 2021 Genetic Profiling Suggests Ancient Massacre Involved Indiscriminate Killing Mar 4, 2021 Finnish Population Genetic Analysis Reflects Recent Historical Events Feb 22, 2021 Population History of East Asia Unveiled in Genomic Study Load More Breaking News 23andMe to Acquire Telemedicine Platform Company Lemonaid Health for $400M in Cash, Stock UK Biobank Study Investigates Incomplete Penetrance of Mendelian Disease Variants MDxHealth Q3 Revenues Grow 23 Percent BioMérieux Q3 Revenues Increase 11 Percent, Firm Raises 2021 Guidance Germline Cancer Risk Genes May Hold Rhabdomyosarcoma Survival Clues, Study Suggests Danaher Q3 Revenues Rise 23 Percent, Beat Wall Street Estimates The Scan Guidelines for Ancient DNA Work More than two dozen researchers have developed new ethical guidelines for conducting ancient DNA research, which they present in Nature. And Cleared A UK regulator has cleared former UK Prime Minister David Cameron in concerns he should have registered as a consultant-lobbyist for his work with Illumina, according to the Financial Times. Suit Over Allegations The Boston Globe reports that David Sabatini, who was placed on leave from MIT after allegations of sexual harassment, is suing his accuser, the Whitehead Institute, and the institute's director. Nature Papers on Esophageal Cancer, Origin of Modern Horses, Exome Sequencing of UK Biobank Participants In Nature this week: genetic and environmental influences of esophageal cancer, domestic horse origin traced to Western Eurasian steppes, and more.