Focusing on ancient population genomics
Friday, September 22, 2023
The Caucasus is a semipermeable genetic barrier
The scientists at the David Reich Lab are a clever bunch. But they're not always on top of things. And this can be a problem. For ins...
Thursday, August 31, 2023
The story of the Khvalynsk people
I'm totally serious when I say that this video is more objective, informative and accurate than any peer-reviewed paper published to da...
Saturday, August 12, 2023
I've now had the chance to read and digest the following two papers in Science about the origin of Indo-European languages: Language ...
Sunday, July 23, 2023
Dear Sandra, Wolfgang...we have a problem
In their recent paper, titled Early contact between late farming and pastoralist societies in southeastern Europe , Penske et al. make the f...
Wednesday, July 19, 2023
Early contact between farmers and pastoralists in ancient Europe (Penske et al. 2023)
I can't wait to get stuck into the data from the new Penske et al. paper. This is likely to be the main topic on this blog for the next ...
Friday, June 23, 2023
Prigo's coup attempt
Let's get the popcorn out. See also... Lousy intel
Thursday, May 18, 2023
Alexey Nikitin: Interpreting the genetic ancestry of the first kurgan builders
Click on the image below to view the talk. Thoughts? See also... Dear David, Nick, Iosif...let me tell you about Yamnaya Dear David,...
Saturday, April 8, 2023
I've started analyzing the Identity-by-Descent (IBD) data from the recent Ringbauer et al. preprint (see here ). Unfortunately, it'l...
Monday, February 13, 2023
Dear David, Nick, Iosif...let me tell you about Yamnaya
Lazaridis, Alpaslan-Roodenberg et al. recently claimed that the Yamnaya people of the Pontic-Caspian (PC) steppe carried "substantial&...
Friday, January 13, 2023
Dear David, Nick, Iosif...let's set the record straight
Almost a decade ago scientists at the David Reich Lab extracted DNA from the remains of three men from the Khvalynsk II cemetery at the nort...
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