Possible ritual cranial surgery on the Eneolithic/Bronze Age Russian steppes: Gresky et al. 2016 Beating the long dead Khazar horse to death again: New DNA tech traces origins of Yiddish to...Turkey [comic relief] Greg Cochran on human goklus or races + discussion: Such a thing Oetzi the Iceman and his stomach bug came from South Asia: Was the Indian Sub-Continent the original genetic homeland of the Europeans? [comic relief] Oetzi the Iceman and his stomach bug didn't come from South Asia: 5300 year old Iceman's bacteria does not support out of India theory Bear preprint at bioRxiv: Genome-wide evidence for a hybrid origin of modern polar bears
Sunday, April 24, 2016
The calm before the storm
It's been another slow month in the world of ancient DNA. I can promise you that next month is going to be awesome. Meantime, here's some reading to keep you awake until the dry spell breaks. Please note, some of these aren't meant to be taken seriously.