Browsing the "Genetics" Tag

Genomes of headless Romans studied

February 8th, 2016 | by Sevaan Franks

The skeletons of seven Romans found in York, some of whom were decapitated, have undergone genome analysis. Archaeologists have speculated


Woolly mammoth genome sequenced

April 30th, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

An international team of researchers have successfully sequenced the genome of woolly mammoths who lived in Siberia 45,000 years ago.


Neanderthals had shallow gene pool

May 8th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

New research shows that Neanderthals were much less genetically diverse than modern humans due to their populations being smaller and