New method confirms humans and Neanderthals interbred
Technical objections to the idea that Neanderthals interbred with the ancestors of Eurasians have been overcome, thanks to a genome analysis method described in the April 2014 issue of the journal Genetics. The te ...
Genetic markers provide unprecedented primate link in human evolution
(Phys.org) —Genetics provides stunning new answers to the question of human evolution, according to Auckland cancer researcher, Dr Graeme Finlay.
What gave us the advantage over extinct types of humans?
In parallel with modern man (Homo sapiens), there were other, extinct types of humans with whom we lived side by side, such as Neanderthals and the recently discovered Denisovans of Siberia. Yet only Homo s ...
Reworking the human genome so people can colonize other planets
If you haven't thought about reworking the human genome so people can colonize other planets, don't worry. Plenty of people are on it.
Scientists create new app to track papaya virus and GE papaya
Drs. Scot Nelson and Richard Manshardt, scientists with the College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources, have created a new citizen science app for iOS and Android users that tracks what they believe ...