1. Maciamo

    Searching for famous R1b-DF27 individuals

    Two US presidents, George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush apparently belong to haplogroup R1b DF27>Z196>Z209> CTS4065>S16864 based on the results from the Bush Surname Project. I ran the haplotype in NevGen's haplogroup predictor to determine the subclade. They descend from Reynold Bush (1600-1686)...
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    Identifying the Y-DNA haplogroups of ancient Roman families through their descendants

    I have embarked on an ambitious project: attempting to determine the haplogroups of ancient Roman gentes based on the modern European surnames that belong to ancient Latin haplogroups. It may seem like an impossible quest because there is no guarantee that any ancient Roman surname survives to...
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    MyTrueAncestry Caution on the interpretation of MyTrueAncestry results

    I have noticed that many forum members have uploaded their genome on MyTrueAncestry. It's a very convenient tool to compare oneself to ancient populations. A word a caution is necessary though. 1) Ethnic Mislabelling MyTrueAncestry do tend to label ethnic groups rather loosely and sometimes in...
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    A "southward" shift of English genetics between the LBA and the Modern Era???

    A "southward" shift of English genetics between the LBA and the Modern Era??? I have been running some tests and analysis using the G25 samples, and I have noticed a very intriguing thing as I plotted English averaged population samples on a North European PCA. See for yourselves in this image...
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    Analysing Iron Age Italian samples

    The Antonio et al. (2019) paper on Ancient Rome was released 2 and a half months ago, so I am coming a bit late for the analysis, but I had been busy before. Using the Dodecad K12b data provided by Jovialis, I created a table of the 11 Iron Age samples from this study. ID Date Y-DNA...
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    K12b Where do Medieval Italian samples from Antonio et al. 2019 come from?

    Using the Dodecad K12b data provided by Jovialis's Ancient Rome Test v1.0, I ran each Medieval sample separately against modern populations. As Angela pointed out, many of the skeletons from the Latium region that were tested may have been pilgrims from other parts of Italy or Europe. This...
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    Where to get dna data?

    Where do I get admixture data for example how much north African DNA Iberians have or how much Hunnic admixture in Hungarians. Also from ancient populations as well like EEF, CHG, WHG, admixture among various Europeans.
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    23andme Haplogroups

    Hello, I'm new to Eupedia as you can probably tell. I've always been interested in genetics and anthropology but for some reason never managed to make an account. Anyways, I recently took a test with 23andme. The test was very useful and even connected me with a few 2nd cousins. But, what I'm...
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    Rewriting Life / The CRISPR twins had their brains altered

    ( The future is now. We are living in a New Zeitgeist. "Rewriting Life The CRISPR twins had their brains altered New research suggests that a controversial gene-editing experiment to make children resistant...
  10. Jovialis

    Great White Shark Genome Decoded

    WASHINGTON, Feb 18 (Reuters) - The great white shark, one of the most fearsome predators in the world's oceans in both fact and fiction, is a formidable creature -- right down to its genes. Scientists on Monday said they have decoded the genome of Earth's largest predatory fish, detecting...
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    DNA test research - interviewees wanted

    Dear DNA test-takers, My name is Maria and I am a Master's student in the Netherlands. The course I'm doing is called Intercultural Communication in which I study diversity and all aspects involved. I'm currently in the process of writing a thesis about the effects of DNA- testing on the...
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    MyHeritageDNA Comparing MyHeritage DNA results with 23andme and FTDNA

    Hi there, This is a message for those of you who are more scientifically inclined than me in the field of genetics/the trend of DNA testing to find out ethnicity. I'm interested in genealogy and I figured doing a few DNA tests could perhaps help me discover new information about my ancestors...
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    GEDMatch Anyone else having trouble with Gedmatch?

    Since the Gedmatch update two days ago, I noticed that any raw DNA file I upload to their site gives a permanent message: "(950) ERROR: Post-upload tokenization is not complete for ___. This usually takes less than 20 minutes." and I'm unable to use the admixture calculator because of that. Is...
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    Is central heterochromia (two colours inside the same eye) that rare?

    Heterochromia iridium is a condition in which people have eyes of different colours. For example a blue eye and a brown eye (like Alexander the Great, David Bowie or Kate Bosworth). Or two different shades of blue (like Kiefer Sutherland). It is also known as complete hetereochromia. This is...
  15. Jovialis

    Myths and legends partly-influenced by genetics?

    Personally, I think the title of the episode is misleading. I think the title of this thread would be a more accurate description of this insitome podcast. They talk about how some genetic influences on phenotype may have led to some legends and myths. It's pretty interesting, and I'd suggest...
  16. Jovialis

    Nebula Genomics Offers Free Sequencing

    The quality of gene sequencing has improved so much and its price has fallen so far that a start-up now says it can offer the service for free. Nebula Genomics aims to sequence a customer’s entire genome, according to the company’s chief scientific officer Dennis Grishin. In contrast, current...
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    Nutrition How to see the problem of genetically modified food?

    How to see the problem of genetically modified food? Is genetically modified food safe? What are the harms to humans? Which countries currently import the most GM crops? img: credit
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    Contradictory maps of Yamnaya contribution to modern European populations

    Hi I have just found this study: which shows a different map for the Yamnaya admixture than the one included in this site... interestingly, in the map here...
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    Tracing back the ancient origins of Cystic Fibrosis

    Here is a long article published by the researcher himself in The Conversation about the presumed origins of cystic fibrosis, the most common genetic disease among people of European descent. Discovering the ancient origin of cystic fibrosis, the most common genetic disease in Caucasians...
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    20% of human genes are nonfunctional or pseudogenes

    The number of genes encoding proteins in the human genome keeps shrinking as the mapping of the proteome nears completion. Medical News Today: One in five human genes are not 'real' "The initial results of the Human Genome Project predicted that there are 40,000 genes that can encode proteins...