Tag: Europeans

DNA Analysis Of Ice Age Human Bones Unveils Complex Patterns Of Migration: Why This Is Important

The analysis of the DNA of human bones from 51 prehistoric people goes beyond explaining the complexity of migrations back then. It also shows how European population has evolved through time.

Ancient May 5, 2016

Diseases Brought By European Colonists Crippled Population Of Native Americans In The 17th Century

Populations of Native Americans in the Southwest dropped nearly after a century of European missionaries' arrival, contrary to claims that the dip occurred earlier. The wipeout had consequences not only on people, but on the environment as well.

Animals January 26, 2016

New Genetic Study Traces 'Fourth Strand' Of European Ancestry: Here Are The Other Three Accepted Ancestral Groups

Scientists from the University College Dublin, Trinity College Dublin and Cambridge University found genetic evidence that can help reveal the secret to the ancestry of early Europeans. This "fourth strand" was uncovered after sequencing the genome of 13,000-year-old human remains.

November 18, 2015

Ancient Europeans suffered from lactose intolerance for 5000 years

Humans started consuming dairy products before developing the genes needed to process it, according to a new study.

Healthy Living/Wellness October 21, 2014

Europeans descended from three tribes: Study

European populations today descended from at least three tribes of ancient people, according to a new study from the Harvard Medical school.

September 18, 2014

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