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Ancient Dna

The Promise of Paleo-Epigenetics

Jennifer Raff | Posted 06.22.2016 | Science
Jennifer Raff

Thanks to new research in the field of ancient DNA, we are now a step closer to understanding how ancient environments and cultural practices may have affected the health of people living in past societies.

Link Between Wolves, Dogs May Be More Complicated Than We Thought

LiveScience | Stephanie Pappas | Posted 01.25.2014 | Science

A new genetic analysis of modern dogs and wolves suggests that man's best friend was domesticated before agriculture. But the origin of this domestic...

Trailblazing Study Ties Ancient DNA To Living People

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 07.09.2013 | Science

What if you could trace your ancestry back to around 5,000 years ago? Researchers were able to do just that in a fascinating new DNA study, which foun...

Ancient DNA Found Hidden Below Sea Floor

| Posted 05.08.2013 | Science

By Traci Watson In the middle of the South Atlantic, there's a patch of sea almost devoid of life. There are no birds, few fish, not even much plan...

Ancient Europeans' Strange Gene Shift Has Scientists Puzzled

Posted 04.24.2013 | Science

By: Tia Ghose, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 04/23/2013 11:16 AM EDT on LiveScience The genetic lineage of Europe mysteriously transformed ab...