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Oldest genetic evidence of Hepatitis B virus found in ancient DNA from 4,500 year-old skeletons

Most of the Neanderthal genome was sequenced from bones found in Vindija cave, Croatia.

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Ancient DNA analysis yields unexpected insights about peoples of Central, South America

These are skulls and other human ...

Ancient DNA reveals 'genetic continuity' between Stone Age and modern populations in East Asia

Chris Johns/NGC. Genome analysis of ancient people from Africa reveals a complicated migration history for the human ...

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There are few reliable written accounts recording the period after the western Roman empire collapsed and

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New research dates plague back to the early Bronze Age, showing it had been endemic in humans across Eurasia for millennia prior to first recorded global ...

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Ancient human population histories revealed in Central and South America

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Kuumbi Cave, Zanzibar where human remains from 1400 years ago were found and provided well-preserved ancient DNA for the study Mark Horton

In the largest study of ancient DNA from the Arctic, Danish scientists have mapped the story of the prehistoric people who lived in one of the harshest ...

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Ancient DNA reveals humans living 40,000 years ago in Beijing area related to present-day Asians, ...

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DNA Discovery Reveals All Humans Descended from an 'Adam and Eve' after Cataclysm

The severed, mummified head was discovered in an Egyptian tomb in 1915. Now,

Excavations at Makangale Cave, Pemba Island (Zanzibar, Tanzania), that recovered human remains from two individuals that provided ancient DNA Mark Horton

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... Britain's oldest complete skeleton is on display during a screening event of The First Brit: Secrets Of The 10,000 Year Old Man at The Natural History ...

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Due to their ubiquity at archaeological sites, teeth are like the pennies of ancient human remains. But unlike pennies, fossil chompers can be a treasure ...

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Some of Europe's earliest traces of civilization are found in modern Greece along the Aegean sea. During the Bronze Age, two prominent archaeological ...

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Goats, bookworms, a monk's kiss: Biologists reveal the hidden history of ancient gospels | Science | AAAS

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First ancient DNA from mainland Finland reveals origins of Siberian ancestry in region

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The entire genome of the Denisovans was extracted from a tooth and finger bone. Credit David Reich/Nature

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