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Rise and Fall of Roman Empire Shifted Balkan Populations, DNA Analysis Shows

A recent study, published on December 7th in the journal Cell, examined the DNA of people living in the Balkan region between 1 and 1000 CE. Experts concluded that there is no sign of Italian ancestry from the Iron...

Parents Reunite With Surrogate Babies After Fertility Scandal in Greece

Australian parents have finally been reunited with their surrogate babies after the fertility scandal that erupted in a clinic in Greece last August. The ordeal began when a fertility clinic in Crete, Greece was abruptly shut down, triggering a police...

Ancient Greeks Used Mercenaries From Distant Lands, DNA Analysis Reveals

A recent DNA analysis published by the National Academy of Sciences revealed that ancient Greeks did not fight all their battles alone. Instead, they were assisted by mercenaries from lands as far as the Caucasus mountains and central Asia. This...

Ancient Philistines Were Likely of Greek Origin, DNA Study Shows

Philistines were very likely of Greek origin, as a new DNA study traces the origins of the ancient villains in the Eastern Mediterranean

DNA Analysis Reveals Origins of Native Americans

Scientists have conducted a recent study on mitochondrial DNA, uncovering compelling evidence of multiple migrations that took place between the Americas, China, and Japan during the last Ice Age and the subsequent period of ice melt. In this study, the...

DNA of Stolen African Skulls Matched Living Relatives

A group of researchers in Berlin has successfully traced the living relatives of individuals whose remains were taken from Tanzania and transported to Germany for scientific experiments during the colonial period. Since 2017, Berlin's Museum of Prehistory and Early History...

Humans Faced Extinction: Only 1,300 Were Left 120,000 Years Ago

New research points to a possibility that humans came close to dying out in the last one million years. The idea of a "population bottleneck" could help resolve some big questions about how we evolved, but there are still doubts...

DNA Analysis Redirects the Cradle of Indo-Europeans, Sheds Light on Proto-Greeks

A recent DNA analysis on 777 ancient genomes from across the so-called Southern Arc, namely Southern Europe and West Asia, redirects the cradle of Indo-Europeans and sheds light on the Proto-Greek prehistoric past. As is well known, the Greek language belongs...

World’s Oldest DNA—Scientists Uncover Forest Full of Mastodons

In a region known as Peary Land at the northern tip of Greenland, researchers uncovered an ancient ecosystem containing two-million-year-old DNA—the world's oldest known thus far. The area is now nothing but a polar desert. However, it once was home...

Arab DNA Shows Route of Early Human Migration From Africa

Recent studies on Arab DNA confirmed what researchers have believed for many years but hadn't been able to prove definitively. Testing suggests that ancient Arabia indeed served as a "cornerstone" for early human migration out of Africa. In the largest-ever...