Focusing on European population genetics and modern physical anthropology.
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
R1a-M417 from Eneolithic Ukraine!!!11
A new version of Mathieson et al. 2017 has just been posted at BioRxiv [ LINK ]. It includes more samples. One of these new samples is a ma...
Monday, September 18, 2017
Ancient IBD/cM matrix analysis offer
I've had a few requests from personal genomics customers to stick their files into an Identity-by-Descent/cM matrix like the one at the ...
Friday, September 15, 2017
Modern-day Greeks & Italians vs Mycenaeans
What are the historical and linguistic implications of these qpAdm mixture models, apart, of course, from the most obvious ? Please share yo...
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
How the Corded Ware people Indo-Europeanized southern Scandinavia
Over at the American Journal of Archaeology at this LINK . Below is the paper abstract. Emphasis is mine. In this article, we approach th...
Two starkly different Neolithic traditions in the Lower Volga basin
Recent papers in English dealing with the Neolithic transition on the Caspian steppe aren't easy to find, but I managed to dig one up at...
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Three key late comers in prehistoric Greece: steppe ancestry, horses and millet
A review paper at Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences posits that millet and horses arrived in what is now Greece together during t...
Monday, September 11, 2017
The story of Y-haplogroup Q
Over at Molecular Genetics and Genomics at this LINK . I wonder how the Q1a Khvalynsk guy (see here ) fits into this story? Abstract: The...
Comic relief from Russia (Klejn et al. 2017)
I kid you not, the map below was published in a recent discussion paper in the European Journal of Archaeology . It was put together by two ...
Sunday, September 10, 2017
Your ancient ancestry #1
This is the first of a series of guides to modeling your ancient ancestry with the Global 10/nMonte2 method. I do already have a user guid...
Wednesday, September 6, 2017
Banned commentators list
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