ancient dna studies

  • Can we really extract ancient DNA from dinosaurs?

    Delve into the science behind ancient DNA – what exactly is it, and how easy is it to extract fro...

    From million-year-old dinosaur remains to ‘resurrecting’ mammoths, stories in the news about ancient DNA make it seem...

    Palaeontology October 7, 2021
  • Celebrating a decade of ancient human DNA

    Genomic sequencing has changed how we understand ancient cultures.

    Just over a decade ago, a ball of 4000-year-old human hair tangled up in a whalebone comb ignited the first ever reco...

    Biology June 16, 2021
  • Early humans were promiscuous

    Early homo sapiens hooked up with five other hominid species.

    Turns out that our ancient ancestors weren't exactly shy when it came to trying new things. A new analysis has reveal...

    ASC Edits July 25, 2019