Genealogy
Genealogy (from Greek: γενεά genea, "generation"; and λόγος logos, "knowledge"), also known as family history, is the study of families and the tracing of their lineages and history. Genealogists ...
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Germany Confiscating Homes to Use for Migrants
In an unprecedented move, Hamburg authorities confiscated six residential units in the Hamm district near the city center. A trustee appointed by the city is now renovating the properties and will ren...
Animated map shows how humans migrated across the globe
It's tough to know what happened on Earth thousands of years before anyone started writing anything down. But thanks to the amazing work of anthropologists a...
US election 2016: Obama's half-brother to attend debate as Trump's guest
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump invites Malik Obama, the half-brother of US President Barack Obama, to attend the third presidential debate as his guest.
We Were Wrong About How Ancient Humans Colonized North America
It’s a veritable certainty that North America’s first people arrived via the Bering Land Bridge, but less certainty exists about how and where they migrated from there. For years, scientists thought t...
Here’s The House Obama Will Live In After He Moves Out Of The White House
President Barack Obama has said that he and his family will remain in Washington, D.C., after they leave the White House in January so that his youngest daughter, Sasha, can finish school. And it look...
Diandra Bancu - "Up in the Air" - Next Star
Diandra Bancu is 11 years old and comes from Roman, Romania. The jury at Next Star are amazed by her talent . She has an incredible voice, and that's not all ! Diandra has interpreted a piece from the...
Ancient Humans Bred with Completely Unknown Species
A new study presented to the Royal Society meeting on ancient DNA in London last week has revealed a dramatic finding – the genome of one of our ancient ancestors, the Denisovans, contains a segment o...
Mom of Suspect in Texas Deputy Darren Goforth's Killing Says He Was With Her
The mother of the suspect in the execution-style killing of Texas sheriff's Deputy Darren H. Goforth said her son can't be the gunman because he was out shopping with her at the time. Shannon Jaruay M...
Migrant crisis: Activist convoy drives to Hungary
A convoy of private cars crosses from Austria to Hungary to collect stranded migrants, as thousands continue to make their way to western Europe. On Sunday a convoy of about 140 cars left Vienna for t...
Pope Francis calls on every European parish to host a refugee family
Pope Francis has called on every European parish to host one refugee family each in a goodwill gesture that will begin in the Vatican state. It comes as Europe faces the worst refugee crisis since Wor...
Europe migrant crisis: Surge in numbers at EU borders
The number of migrants at the EU's borders reached a record high of 107,500 in July, officials say, as a sharp surge in expected asylum requests was reported in Germany. Germany has seen a wave of mig...
Where Did The First Americans Come From? New Studies Offer Clues
A pair of studies seek to answer questions about the first inhabitants of the Americas: Where did they come from, and how did they get here? One study, published Tuesday in the journal Science, propos...
Out Of Africa, By Way Of Egypt: New Genetic Data Points To Egyptian Route For Original Human Migration
Scientists may be one step closer to tracing the exodus of modern humans out of Africa. New genetic evidence points to a northern route leading out of the continent, which may just settle a long-dispu...
Human Hunting Weapons May Not Have Caused The Demise Of The Neanderthals
The demise of Neanderthals may have nothing to do with innovative hunting weapons carried by humans from west Asia, according to a new study. The researchers say their findings mean that we may need t...
Why are white people expats when the rest of us are immigrants?
Surely any person going to work outside their country is an expatriate? But no, the word exclusively applies to white people. In the lexicon of human migration there are still hierarchical words, cre...
Ahnentafel
An ahnentafel (German for "ancestor table"; [ˈʔaːnənˌtaːfəl]) or ahnenreihe ("ancestor series"; [ˈʔaːnənˌʁaɪə]) is a genealogical numbering system for listing a person's direct ancestors in a fixed se...
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Almanach de Gotha
The Almanach de Gotha is a directory of Europe's royalty and higher nobility, from a German perspective. First published in 1763 by C.W. Ettinger in Gotha at the ducal court of Frederick III, Duke of...
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Genealogical DNA test
A genealogical DNA test looks at a person's genome at specific locations. Results give information about genealogy or personal ancestry. In general, these tests compare the results of an individual to...
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Family tree
A family tree, or pedigree chart, is a chart representing family relationships in a conventional tree structure. The more detailed family trees used in medicine and social work are known as genograms....
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GeneWeb
GeneWeb is a free multi-platform genealogy software tool created and owned by Daniel de Rauglaudre of INRIA. GeneWeb is accessed by a Web browser, either off-line or as a server in a Web environment. ...
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Microsoft Family.Show
Family.Show is a free genealogy program, created as a reference sample for Microsoft's Windows Presentation Foundation.
Family.Show includes the following features:Family.Show is intended as a ref...
Mitochondrial Eve
In the field of human genetics, the name Mitochondrial Eve refers to the matrilineal most recent common ancestor (MRCA), in a direct, unbroken, maternal line, of all currently living anatomically mode...
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Most recent common ancestor
In biology, the most recent common ancestor (MRCA) of any set of organisms is the most recent individual from which all organisms in a group are directly descended. The term is often applied to human ...
MyHeritage
MyHeritage is a website for discovering, sharing and preserving family history. It offers online, mobile and software platforms to its users worldwide. Users can create their own online family tree, s...
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Non-paternity event
Non-paternity event is a term in genetic genealogy and clinical genetics to describe instances in which the biological father of a child is someone other than who it is presumed to be. The presumptio...
Rule of 1/1000th common ancestry
The Rule of 1/1000 common ancestry is a criterion used to create meaningful family groupings. It was first adopted by Lawrence Kestenbaum to determine which individuals should be included with specif...