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Down the Rabbit Hole: Ancient Environmental DNA – Benjamin Vernot, Max Planck Institute of Evolutionary Anthropology

Benjamin Vernot is Group Leader at the Max Planck Institute of Evolutionary Anthropology, Germany. His group works in the field […]

World of Genomics: Armenia

Article written by Bethany Hanson, Science Communications Writer. Let’s head into the Caucasus for the next stop on our World […]

World of Genomics: Cuba

Introduction Cuba is a multicultural country in the Caribbean, best known for its marvellous landscapes, historical locations, rich culture and […]

Music to Beethoven’s Ears: Genomic Analysis Reveals Basis of Composer’s Chronic Health Conditions

Recent improvements in ancient DNA analysis approaches have enabled researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology to uncover […]

World of Genomics: Croatia

Croatia has grown into a thriving nation imbued with a rich cultural background and history. With its famous cities, stunning […]

World of Genomics: Portugal

Portugal is the next stop in our World of Genomics tour. The country has a beautiful landscape, from the low-lying […]

How the Black Death has plagued our immune systems to this day

A study, published in Nature, has unveiled how the Black Death changed the frequency of certain immune-related genetic variants in […]

Combined genetics and archaeology data reveal origins of the early English gene pool

Written by Lauren Robertson, Science Writer. Researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology have conducted the largest early […]

Genetics Unzipped podcast: Denisovans and direwolves – unearthing the stories in ancient DNA

In the latest episode of Genetics Unzipped, presenter Dr Kat Arney chats to researchers who are delving back into the […]

DNA collected from air

Researchers from Queen Mary University of London have shown for the first time that animal DNA shed within the environment […]