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Genographic Sets Sail to the Dominican Republic

Genographic teams up with Dominican Republic researchers and embarks on a one-of-a-kind project to map the genetic diversity of the Caribbean nation.…

Genographic Scientists Trace the Origins of Europe’s Roma

New Genographic Project study sheds light on the origins and migrations of Europe’s Roma populations across South Asia, the Middle East and the Balkans.…

Scientists Discover New Species of Human Ancestor, Adding a Branch to the Human Family Tree

Sunlight falls through the entrance of Rising Star cave, near Johannesburg, South Africa. A remote chamber has yielded hundreds of fossil bones—so far. Says anthropologist Marina Elliott, seated, “We have literally just scratched the surface.”…

Announcing the New Version of Genographic

Geno 2.0: Next Generation builds on the success of Geno 2.0 by growing the analytical capabilities of the test and enhancing the participant Geno 2.0 experience.…