Encyclopedia of mtDNA Origins
Explore your maternal heritage in the Encyclopedia of mtDNA Origins.
Genetic Genealogy News
This is a quick guide to adjusting your privacy settings for project participation at Family Tree DNA. I, personally, take my privacy extremely seriously, and I hope your own seriously too. The new GDPR law in Europe has inspired some positive changes at Family Tree DNA, and there are account settings that need to be adjusted accordingly.
Anzick-1, Anzick Boy, is a Paleo-Indian male child. His remains were found at a Clovis Culture site. He was one of two children found in 1968, at the site in south central Montana, USA. His death and remains date to between 12,707 and 12,556 years ago.
Recent Journal Articles
Sardinians are “outliers” in the European genetic landscape and, according to paleogenomic nuclear data, the closest to early European Neolithic farmers.
In preliminary analyzes with X-INDELs in samples from São Paulo, we found the following ancestral proportions: 29.4% African, 49.7% European and 20.9% Native American.
From around 4,000 to 2,000 BC the forest-steppe north-western Pontic region was occupied by people who shared a nomadic lifestyle, pastoral economy and barrow burial rituals.
This study included 321 samples from men throughout Corsica; samples from Provence and Tuscany were added to the cohort.