Blue-eyed people more prone to alcoholism, genetic researcher finds

People with blue eyes might have a greater chance of becoming alcoholics, according to a unique new study by genetic researchers at the University of Vermont.

The work, led by Arvis Sulovari, a doctoral student in cellular, molecular and biological … Read the rest

Mysterious primitive population interbred with modern humans

ancestors_0New genome sequences from two extinct human relatives suggest that these ‘archaic’ groups bred with humans and with each other more extensively than was previously known.

The ancient genomes, one from a Neanderthal and one from a different archaic human … Read the rest

Genome study of Khoe-San reveals genetic diversity of modern humans

Two Khoe-San in their natural environment

Genetically, culturally and ethically the Khoe-San have something special to add to this world. The importance of this study is to put the Khoe and San heritage in the right place in history and … Read the rest