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.
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.
Ancient Siberian Genomes Point to Interconnected Populations, Gene Flow From Native Americans
By analyzing 10 newly sequenced individuals going back up to 7,500 years, researchers retraced relationships between ancient populations in North Asia, Europe, and North America.
Ancient Genomes Reveal Scandinavian Population History
With sequencing data from samples going back to the Roman Iron Age, researchers retraced population interactions and migrations in the region from the 1st to 19th centuries.
Denisovan DNA Detected in Papuan Immune Gene Regulatory Regions
Researchers mapped archaic and non-archaic variants in 56 Papuan genome sequences, tracking down Denisovan variants at regulatory elements linked to cells with immune roles.