The Natural Trap Cave excavation poses some unusual challenges, like how to get through customs with piles of dirty, 50,000-year-old bones. Continue reading →
People unsuspectingly choose friends who share parts of the same DNA, a new genetic analysis finds.
Small differences in the genes can account for how well kids do with numbers and words innately.
The single mutation was found in a long gene sequence and is present in about one-third of Northern Europeans.
For centuries, scientists have sought a biological method for tracing a person's geographic origin. Now, a group of researchers has developed a test.
Bottle gourds' wild ancestors may have crossed the Atlantic Ocean on the currents that run from western Africa to the Caribbean and South America thousands of years before Europeans made similar voyages. Continue reading →
A canine cancer originated in a prehistoric inbred dog, which led to the spread of the disease all around the globe. Continue reading →
A miniscule bit of DNA from an African American man now living in South Carolina has been traced back 338,000 years. ->
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