23. April 2018

Research from Center for GeoGenetics shows genetic adaptation to diving among human ‘sea nomads’

Ph.D. student Melissa Ilardo, from the Center for GeoGenetics, supervised by Professor Eske Willerslev and Professor Rasmus Nielsen, has uncovered the secret behind Southeast Asian…

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12. March 2018

New research from CGG: Vampire bats, genetics and microbes

Researchers from the Center for GeoGenetics have studied vampire bats with a hologenomic approach, looking at the relationship between the animal’s genes and microbiota. This…

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12. January 2018

Eske Willerslev rewrites American immigration history with groundbreaking discovery in Alaska

An international research team led by Eske Willerslev recently made a discovery that affects world history as we know it. The findings were reported in…

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Photo: Center for GeoGenetics (CGG)
5. October 2017

DG head of center Eske Willerslev is senior author at study that shows how prehistoric humans avoided inbreeding

Prehistoric humans are likely to have formed mating networks at a surprisingly early stage in order to avoid inbreeding. This is concluded from research conducted…

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