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Ancient DNA Reveals Europe’s Dynamic Genetic History (BBC)

Ancient DNA recovered from a series of skeletons in central Germany up to 7,500 years old has been used to reconstruct the first detailed genetic history of modern Europe.…

Ancient DNA Reveals Europe’s Dynamic Genetic History

Ancient DNA recovered from a series of skeletons in central Germany up to 7500 years old has been used to reconstruct the first detailed genetic history of modern Europe.…

Asturias Residents Prepare to Find Out Their Ancient Ancestry

Citizens of Asturias will contribute their DNA to the Genographic Project to explore the migratory history of their region.…

Human Evolution and Migration: Genographic Project Tells Our Story (Video: HuffPost Blog—Talk Nerdy to Me)

Watch HuffPost Science blogger Cara Santa Maria “talk nerdy” about the Genographic Project as she learns about her ancient ancestry.

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Geography Class Traces Students’ Roots (Video: WYFF4 Greenville)

Students from Greenville High School in North Carolina are participating in the Genographic Project to trace their ancient ancestry.…

Ancient DNA Reveals Prehistoric Gene-Flow from Siberia in the Complex Human Population History of Northeast Europe (PLOS Genetics)

A new study from Genographic’s Ancient DNA center details the complex history of migration in northeastern Europe over the past 7,500 years, revealing both central European and Siberian influences.…

Y-Chromosome and mtDNA Genetics Reveal Significant Contrasts in Affinities of Modern Middle Eastern Populations with European and African Populations (PLOS ONE)

A new study compares the maternal and paternal DNA of populations in the Middle East, Africa and Europe. The study found that while both male and female lineages from most areas of the Middle East show affinities with North Africa,

Still Exploring After 125 Years (Video: CBS Sunday Morning)

National Geographic is celebrating its 125th anniversary, and research projects utilizing cutting-edge science, like the Genographic Project, are among those at the heart of its mission……

Kit Unearths DNA’s Path to Your Past (Chicago Tribune)

Want to be a part of ancient history? The National Geographic Society’s Genographic Project is inviting the public to join its massive effort to map the history of human migration using DNA. More than 560,000 people have participated since the …

National Geographic’s ‘Genographic Project’ Delves Deeper Into Ancestry (usatoday.com)

National Geographic’s ‘Genographic Project’, a DNA ancestry-tracing effort for humanity, has announced a new initiative to add more participants and more genes to its map of human origins. See photos.…