1. Polynikes

    How heavily did the Phoenicians and Carthaginians impact the genetics of Sicily?

    Particularly in the West of the Island, how much of a genetic influence did they have on the population? Would it be at all accurate to call Western Sicilians the descendants of those groups? And if so, at what point did that self identification become non-existent?
  2. Korwin

    Men stopped reproducing (for a while) 8000 years ago?

    Neolithic culture may have kept most men from mating | Ars Technica According to this article, researchers have discovered that there was a bottleneck in male reproduction around 8000 years ago (right around the time our species was figuring out the whole agriculture thing) The upshot is that...
  3. P

    genetics & race book by N.Wade

    The Post by Salah on why race is so difficult to talk about I found interesting This week I have been reading about the new Nicholas Wade book "A troublesome Inheritance. "I have not read the book, If I can find it at our public library I may or may not read it. I am though concerned of the...
  4. F

    "Arpad's people" vs "real Hungarians"

    I have found an interesting paper which discusses the origin of Hungarians. According to Dreisziger (based mainly on genetic researches) "the conquerors of 895 fame were not Hungarians, but members of a different ethnic group" and the subjugated pre-conquest population carried the Hungarian...
  5. wingerman

    Asian genetics discussable in closed door conversations?

    I was assured by a Moderator named Naomasa that this would be the case. I wish I had the exact wording of what he said. Naomasa can you please give the word again that everything will be fine? I can't seem to find you in the Historum search engine to follow up with you. Also you or someone...
  6. D

    Origins of Slavs: Archaeology, Linguistics, Anthropology, History

    Various theories indicate different origins of Slavs, depending on which branch of science (listed in the thread title) they are based. A truly complex theory, encompassing and analyzing results of research of all branches of science into one logical conclusion, has yet to be developed...
  7. ghostexorcist

    Ketchum Bigfoot Study Update

    Ketchum Bigfoot Study Update By Jim R. McClanahan I haven't been following the Bigfoot scene for a while since Melba Ketchum disappeared after her paper on the Bigfoot genome failed to make waves. I do know that she has transitioned into the world of "alien DNA" thanks to the ongoing...
  8. M

    the cultivation of genetics and DNA of Kazakhs.

    the cultivation of genetics and DNA of Kazakhs. the whole Kazakh people has a kind of national tradition that the Kazakhs boy and girls never have marriage within 7 generation, in order to marry the Kazakh guy and Kazakh girl should not have blood relatives within 7 generation(the most...
  9. ghostexorcist

    Evolution in Man of Steel

    Note: This article contains Man of Steel spoilers… Evolution in Man of Steel By Jim R. McClanahan (Last update: 6-20-13) The new Superman film Man of Steel (2013) depicts Kryptonians as an ancient technologically advanced race that mastered space travel and began to colonize the stars...
  10. ghostexorcist

    Bigfoot is Not My Uncle, He's My Cousin

    Bigfoot is Not My Uncle, He's My Cousin By Jim R. McClanahan (Last update: 2-18-13) I don't normally post stuff like this to my blog, which I reserve for my history research. However, not being a fan of pseudo-science, I have decided to make an exception... A veterinarian-turned-geneticist...
  11. Brisieis

    The Future of Genetics

    What do you think the future will hold for us regarding genetic research? Do you think that there will be some major discoveries in how important genetics are? How genetics make us who we are? illness? personality traits? or maybe some other discovery? Do you think our genes hold the answers...
  12. fd10801

    Human Migration

    I have begun a study of genetic history - the use of genetic markers to determine the routes of human migration out of Africa. Spencer Welles, the head of National Geographic's Genographic Project, suggests that technology moves along in one of two ways: 1) Neighboring peoples borrow, imitate...