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Ancient European farmers and foragers hooked up big time

Ancient European farmers and foragers hooked up big time

Author: Bruce Bower / Source: Science News MIXED ANCESTRY Tiny samples taken from ancient European skulls, in a process shown here, yielded enough DNA for researchers to determine that farmers and foragers interbred in three different regions from 8,000 to...

Dog DNA study maps breeds across the world

Dog DNA study maps breeds across the world

Author: Helen Thompson / Source: Science News With a new dataset, man digs into the genetic history of his best friend. Mapping the relationships between different dog breeds is rough (get it?), but a team of scientists at the National Institutes of Health...

Ötzi the Iceman froze to death

Ötzi the Iceman froze to death

Author: Bruce Bower / Source: Science News DEEP FREEZE Ötzi the Tyrolean Iceman, shown here at a research center, died of exposure to cold temperatures in the Italian Alps, a new study concludes. Shoulder and head injuries may have made it difficult for the...

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