mitochondrial sequencing Neanderthal Population Replacement Detected Using Spanish Cave Sediments Nuclear and mitochondrial sequences from sediment samples pointed to two Neanderthal radiations, as well as a population replacement, in northern Spain. Genetic Profiling Suggests Ancient Massacre Involved Indiscriminate Killing Analyzing DNA from a mass grave in Croatia, investigators evaluated the ancestry and relatedness of victims of a massacre that took place 6,200 years ago. Million-Year-Old Mammoths Sequenced, Giving Insight into Evolution One of the ancient mammoths sequenced belongs to a previously unknown lineage that hybridized with woolly mammoths to give rise to Columbian mammoths. American Mastodon Mitochondrial Genomes Reveal Multiple Lineages According to the study, two distinct clades arose within the species at different times, supporting a pattern of repeated expansion and localized extinction. Ancient DNA Points to Multiple Early Migration Waves Into Caribbean Ancient samples from more than a dozen archaeological sites suggests population movement from South America preceded by at least two earlier migration waves. Nov 15, 2019 Ancient Mitochondrial Genomes Reveal Longstanding Lineages in Finland Oct 28, 2019 Mitochondrial DNA Analysis Uncovers Human 'Homeland' in Southern Africa Jul 9, 2019 FBI Approves Thermo Fisher NGS Forensic Profiling Solution Mar 20, 2019 Early Migrations to Canary Islands Untangled with Ancient Mitochondrial DNA Dec 19, 2018 Genome Sequencing Could Aid in Repatriation of Aboriginal Australian Remains Nov 27, 2018 Mitochondrial DNA Can Be Paternally Inherited in Humans, New Study Finds Jul 5, 2018 Ancient Goat Genomes Reveal Multiple Source Populations During Domestication Mar 15, 2018 Stone Age Moroccan Genomes Reveal Sub-Saharan African, Near Eastern Ancestry Feb 27, 2018 Population Study Points to Distinct Genetic, Language Trajectories for Remote Oceania Dec 6, 2017 Single Mitochondrion Sequencing Uncovers Widespread Heteroplasmy Jun 8, 2017 Paleogenomic Analysis Places Ancient Eurasian Elephant Within African Lineages May 30, 2017 Researchers Successfully Sequence Mitochondrial Genomes from Egyptian Mummies Mar 8, 2017 Mitochondrial Sequences Point to Early Aboriginal Roots In Australia Oct 28, 2016 Heteroplasmic Mitochondrial Mutations More Common in Autism Spectrum Disorder Cases Oct 18, 2016 Ancient DNA Study Sheds Light on European Bison Origin, Explains Early Cave Art Sep 14, 2016 Ancient DNA Sequences Chronicle History of Extinct Caribbean Insectivore Sep 8, 2016 Genetic Analysis Reveals Giraffes Actually Divided Into Four Species Jun 17, 2016 Ancient Mitochondrial DNA Provides Clues to Ice Age Megafauna Extinction Causes May 25, 2016 DNA Sequencing Traces Ancient Phoenician to Rare European Ancestral Group Apr 14, 2016 Stem Cells Should be Screened for Mitochondrial DNA Mutations Prior to Clinical Use, Study Suggests Load More Breaking News GWAS Reveals New Loci Linked to Brain White Matter Microstructure Saga Diagnostics, University College London Cancer Institute Widen Cancer Collaboration New ALS Risk Gene Suggests Role for Apoptosis Weill Cornell Medicine Launches $1.5B Program to Advance Medical Research Danaher to Acquire Aldevron for $9.6B OncoDNA, Institut Jules Bordet Partner on Central Nervous System Metastasis Study The Scan Not as High as Hoped The Associated Press says initial results from a trial of CureVac's SARS-CoV-2 vaccine suggests low effectiveness in preventing COVID-19. Finding Freshwater DNA A new research project plans to use eDNA sampling to analyze freshwater rivers across the world, the Guardian reports. Rise in Payments Kaiser Health News investigates the rise of payments made by medical device companies to surgeons that could be in violation of anti-kickback laws. Nature Papers Present Ginkgo Biloba Genome Assembly, Collection of Polygenic Indexes, More In Nature this week: a nearly complete Ginkgo biloba genome assembly, polygenic indexes for dozens of phenotypes, and more.