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Genetic Makeup of Europeans

(A) Skull of the approximately 8,000 year old hunter-gatherer male from the Loschbour rock shelter in Luxembourg whose genome was sequenced. Credit: Dominique Delsate, Musée national d'Histoire naturelle de Luxembourg.

Researchers compare ancient hunter-gatherers and early farmers to present-day human genomes and find that Europeans today trace their ancestry to three ancient populations


Humboldt Professorship for University of Tübingen

Foto: Friedhelm Albrecht/Universität Tübingen

Germany’s richest research prize brings plant geneticist Marja Timmermans to the Center for Plant Molecular Biology


Copper Age settlement discovered in central Spain

Tübingen archaeologists show the Meseta’s resources used intensively as early as 4000 years ago


Extinct form of Tuberculosis identified

Native American with Tuberculosis in-fection, potential zoonosis from seals. Artist: Leonardo Gonzalez

Tübingen researchers analyse 1,000-year-old Peruvian skeletons, say tuberculosis first brought to the Americas by seals


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