All Discussions Tagged 'Humans' (43)

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Scientists Say Friends Share More DNA

Scientists from Yale University say their research indicates that people who are friends share more DNA than those who are strangers. The s…

Started by John Jubinsky

7 Jul 17
Reply by John Jubinsky

DNA From Archaic Humans Helped Modern Tibetans Survive High Altitudes

According to a newly released study published in the journal, Nature, many modern Tibetans are carrying a gene (acquired through interbreed…

Started by John Jubinsky

2 Jul 2
Reply by James M. Martin

Earliest Native American Bones Found and Tell a Story

Native American bones found in an underwater cave off the coast of Mexico are the earliest carbon dated. They support the theory that morph…

Started by John Jubinsky

8 May 18
Reply by John Jubinsky

Nanderthals had Shallow Gene Pool

A recent study indicates that Neanderthals had relatively little diversity in their gene pool suggesting that they were few in number at le…

Started by John Jubinsky

4 Apr 24
Reply by Sentient Biped

30,000 Year Old Virus Resurrected from Siberian Permafrost

Scientists have discovered in the permafrost of Siberia a 30,000 year old virus (as large as a bacterium) that, in laboratory experiments, …

Started by John Jubinsky

3 Mar 6
Reply by Sentient Biped

Neanderthals in Western Europe Faced Extinction Before Modern Humans Arrived

By comparing the genetic variation of Neanderthals in Western Europe from more than 50,000 years ago to analogous data from less than 50,00…

Started by John Jubinsky

0 Feb 24

12600 Year Old Native American DNA Analyzed

The DNA of a baby boy who was buried in Montana 12600 years ago has been completely analyzed and adds merit to the theory that the ancestor…

Started by John Jubinsky

2 Feb 13
Reply by Patricia

Spanish Hunter-Gatherer was Blue Eyed but Dark Skinned

Genetic analysis of 7,000 year old human remains found in northern Spain indicate they belonged to a blue eyed man who was remarkably dark…

Started by John Jubinsky

3 Jan 26
Reply by Patricia

We Interbred With a Mystery Hominid

DNA analyses of modern humans compared to that of Neanderthals and Denisovans indicate that modern humans, Neanderthals and Denisovans inte…

Started by John Jubinsky

10 Dec 25, 2013
Reply by John Jubinsky

Oldest Human DNA Obtained

DNA has been taken from a 400,000 year old human skeleton and completely replicated. It is the oldest known human DNA. The skeleton was fou…

Started by John Jubinsky

9 Dec 17, 2013
Reply by Luara


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