Focusing on ancient population genomics research
Sunday, September 16, 2018
Celtic vs Germanic Europe
I have a feeling that ancient DNA from post-Bronze Age Northwestern Europe will be coming thick and fast from now on. To get the most out of...
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Avars and Longobards
Most of the "barbarians" from today's Amorim et al. paper have made it into the Global25 datasheets. Look for the samples wit...
Tuesday, September 11, 2018
Blast from the past: Yamnaya prediction from 2016
I wonder what's holding up the publication of the Wang et al. "Greater Caucasus" preprint? It was released back in May at the ...
Wednesday, September 5, 2018
ISBA 2018 abstracts
The ISBA 2018 conference is in a couple of weeks and the abstract book is now available here . Below are a few examples of what's on off...
Tuesday, September 4, 2018
Viking Age diversity
Four of the ancient Scandinavians from the recent Krzewinska et al. paper on the Viking Age town of Sigtuna made it into my Global25 and No...
Sunday, September 2, 2018
Major horse paper coming soon
Horse domestication is an important and controversial topic, in large part because it's intimately tied to the debate over the location ...
Friday, August 31, 2018
Focus on Hittite Anatolia
I computed a series of D-statistics on most of the currently available ancient samples from Central Anatolia - dating from almost the Epipal...
Saturday, August 25, 2018
Central Asian admixture in Hallstatt Celts
One of the two Hallstatt_Bylany samples from Damgaard et al. 2018 , the individual labeled DA112 (2430±49 YBP), shows a subtle but clear sig...
Friday, August 24, 2018
Global25 workshop 3: genes vs geography in Northern Europe
To produce the intra-North European Principal Components Analysis (PCA) plot below, download this datasheet , plug it into the PAST program,...
Saturday, August 11, 2018
I'm sometimes asked in the comments here and elsewhere what I think of Carlos Quiles and his Indo-European website (see here if you...
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