Between c. 7000 - 3000 BCE the Sahara was far from the desert it is today. It was covered in grassland and dotted with shallow lakes. Ancient humans used its waterways to travel up through Africa. Its legacy remains today in rock art and dried...
Spencer Wells"Linguists can trace the modern word through similar-sounding words for salmon like lachs in German, lax in Icelandic, and laks in Tocharian B, an extinct Central Asian language, back to Proto-Indo-European."
A rape suspect is contesting the DNA analysis that was performed after he was identified through genetic genealogy, the Washington Post reports.
Spencer Wells“...Bjerke did not "'knowingly expose' his DNA profile, his genealogy, his susceptibility to diseases, or his genetic profile to 'public view' by leaving his genetic profile in public," [and] any analysis of a discarded item required a warrant...”