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Latest Human Y-chromosome DNA haplogroup Stories

2010-11-04 01:35:29

New findings on mitochondrial haplogroups and genetic variants that positively affect the aging process to be presented at ASHG 60th Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. Thousands of the world's top scientists and clinicians in the human genetics field will convene to present their latest research findings at the American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) 60th Annual Meeting, on November 2-6, 2010, in Washington, D.C. A number of the scientific papers presented at the ASHG 2010 meeting will...

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2010-02-05 07:25:00

The father of evolution, Charles Darwin, who hypothesized that all humans evolved from common ancestors, was a direct descendant of the Cro-Magnon people, researchers reported on Thursday. The scientists said that Darwin came from Haplogroup R1b, one of the most common European male lineages. "Men belonging to Haplogroup R1b are direct descendants of the Cro-Magnon people who, beginning 30,000 years ago, dominated the human expansion into Europe and heralded the demise of the Neanderthal...

2008-07-14 03:00:15

By Michael Janairo, Albany Times Union, N.Y. Jul. 14--In my family, the stories of our ancestries are tied to faraway people and places. My wife and stepson are linked to the Jews of Eastern Europe. My stepson, on his father's side, has ties to Germany and Scandinavia. For me, it's Ireland on my mother's side and the Philippines on my father's. New DNA tests, however, offer other ways of exploring our ancestries. So we signed up with the National Geographic's Genographic Project to...


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