Genetic genealogy
Genetic genealogy is the use of DNA testing in combination with traditional genealogy and traditional genealogical and historical records to infer relationships between individuals. Genetic genealogy...
Swedish Migrant Threatens To Kill, Eat People If He's Deported
Swedish Migrant Threatens To Kill, Eat People If He's Deported
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...
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...
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...
The Extraordinary Case Of The Guevedoces
The discovery of a small community in the Dominican Republic, where some males are born looking like girls and only grow penises at puberty, has led to the development of a blockbuster drug that has h...
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...
Yale Study Identifies ‘Major Player’ In Skin Cancer Genes
The role of mutations in numerous genes and genomic changes in the development of melanoma — a skin cancer with over 70,000 new cases reported in the United States each year — is well established and ...
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...
Most Popular Migrant Destinations By Country
The UN estimates that there were 232 million people living outside their country of birth in 2013, roughly 3.2% of the world’s population. To put this in perspective, if migrants formed one country, i...
DNA screening kit given the go-ahead by US regulator
A Californian start-up will be allowed to advertise a mail order DNA test that screens for a rare genetic condition.
Genetic 'Adam' and 'Eve' traced — but they didn't know each other
Almost every man alive can trace his origins to one man who lived about 135,000 years ago, new research suggests. And that ancient man likely shared the planet with the mother of all women. The findin...
Human migration
Human migration is the movement by people from one place to another with the intention of settling temporarily or permanently in the new location. The movement is typically over long distances and fro...
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Genetic disorders
A genetic disorder is an illness caused by one or more abnormalities in the genome, especially a condition that is present from birth (congenital). Most genetic disorders are quite rare and affect on...
Recent single origin hypothesis
In paleoanthropology, the recent African origin of modern humans, or the "out of Africa" theory (OOA), is the most widely accepted model of the geographic origin and early migration of anatomically mo...
Recent single origin hypothesis - Wikipedia
Milford H. Wolpoff
Milford Howell Wolpoff is a paleoanthropologist working as a professor of anthropology and adjunct associate research scientist, Museum of Anthropology, at the University of Michigan. He was born in 1...
GeneTree
GeneTree was a family history website focused on using DNA testing to trace ancestry. A website account was free, and within their account users could order DNA tests, enter results from other testing...
Race and intelligence
The connection between race and intelligence has been a subject of debate in both popular science and academic research since the inception of IQ testing in the early 20th century. The debate concerns...
Race and intelligence - Wikipedia
Genographic Project
The Genographic Project, launched on 13 April 2005 by the National Geographic Society and IBM, is a multi-year genetic anthropology study that aims to map historical human migration patterns by collec...
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...
Genealogical DNA test - Wikipedia
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...