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Y chromosome, the missing link between us, Neanderthal

To this day, individuals of European and Asian heritage retain Neanderthal DNA in their genomes and now, a new study suggests that we did not inherit male genes from them.

Scientists sequence first ancient Irish human genomes

A team of scientists in Ireland has sequenced the first genomes from ancient Irish humans, which is now being used to answer pivotal questions about the origins of the country's people and their culture.

Snake genome embedded with blueprints for growing limbs

Snake genome embedded with blueprints for growing limbs

Snakes have a genome that is associated with limb formation.

World's largest catalogue of human genetic diversity is here

An international team of scientists has created the world's largest catalogue of genomic differences among humans, providing researchers with powerful clues to help them establish why some people are susceptible to various diseases.

Scientists sequence genomes from Africa, Europe, Asia

Researchers have developed a technique to sequence and compare the genomes of 179 people.