Genetic Study Provides New Insights Into Anglo-Saxon Migrations From Continental Europe To England

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Image shows grave goods from inhumation grave 3532 at Issendorf cemetery, undated photo. (Landesmuseum Hannover/Newsflash)

A study led by UK and German scientists has revealed that Anglo-Saxons were only 24 per cent English. Early-medieval mass migrations influenced the formation of British society by increasing its…

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Scientists Solve Mystery Of Warlike Ancient Tribe

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A grave at the Derecske-Bikas-dulo site from the Deri Museum located in the Hungarian city of Debrecen. (Szilvia Dobrontey-David/Newsflash)

Scientists have solved a 1,400-year-old mystery concerning the genetic background of the Avar civilisation by evaluating DNA samples of over 60 individuals discovered in elite graves. Researchers who analysed the…

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Boffins Identify New Species Of Giant Tortoise In Galapagos Islands

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The species of giant tortoise that inhabits San Cristobal Island, beloved to be Chelonoidis chathamensis, was found to genetically corresponds to a different species, not yet described, which was believed to be extinct since the beginning of the 20th century. (Parque Nacional Galapagos/Newsflash)

Boffins have identified a new species of giant tortoise in the Galapagos Islands. The species of giant tortoise that inhabits San Cristobal Island, which is the easternmost island in the…

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Photo Of Nightmares Shows Rare Cyclops Pig With One Eye And No Snout

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A pig was born with a genetic mutation that caused it to have only one eye and without a nose. Brunopolis, Brazil, on 20th May.

This photo of nightmares shows a 'cyclops' pig with a rare genetic mutation that caused it to be born with one large eye in the middle of its forehead and…

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Study Says Neanderthal DNA Linked To Improved COVID-19 Outcomes

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Gene variants we inherited from Neandertals may both increase and decrease our risk to become seriously ill when infected with Sars-CoV-2

A new study has shown that a Neanderthal genetic variant found in half of the people outside the African continent can decrease the risk of severe COVID-19 symptoms. It follows…

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