GENEALOGY 

Human intelligence is declining according to Stanford geneticist

Ever can’t help but think you’re surrounded by idiots? A leading scientist at Stanford University thinks he has the answer, and the bad news is things aren’t likely to get any better. Dr. Gerald Crabtree, a geneticist at Stanford, has published a study that he conducted to try and identify the progression of modern man’s intelligence. As it turns out, however, Dr. Crabtree’s research led him to believe that the collective mind of mankind has been on more or a less a downhill trajectory for quite some time. According to…

Read More
GENEALOGY 

DNA uncovers mystery migration to the Americas

Two separate genetic analyses have found evidence for a surprising genetic link between the native populations of the Americas and Oceania. The DNA of some native Amazonians shows significant similarity to indigenous inhabitants of Australia and Melanesia. The two research groups, however, offer contrasting interpretations of how the Americas were first peopled. The studies have been published in the journals Science and Nature. There is agreement that the first people to populate the Americas came though Siberia – along a land bridge connecting it with Europe and Asia. But just…

Read More
GENEALOGY 

7 Surprising Places To Find Photos Of Ancestors

Finding photos of ancestors gives us a sense of connection, even if we don’t them by name. Acquiring that feeling is one of the reasons why people do genealogy research. In this post from Crest Leaf, we will find out some of the best places to look for ancestor photos. Thank you to Lisa Lisson for coming up with this very useful article. If you would like to read its complete version, click here. Make sure to browse Crest Leaf for more informative family history posts. 1. Within Your Own Family If you are…

Read More
GENEALOGY 

Ancestry of first Americans revealed by a boy’s genome

WE MAY never know who the Anzick child was. Why he died, just 3 years old, in the foothills of the American Rockies; why he was buried, 12,600 years ago, beneath a huge cache of sharpened flints; or why his kin left him with a bone tool that had been passed down the generations for 150 years. One thing, however, is certain: his afterlife is anything but ordinary. This week, geneticists announced that the boy is the earliest ancient American to have his entire genome sequenced. Incredibly, he turns out…

Read More
GENEALOGY SCIENCE 

DNA Analysis Shows That Native American Genealogy Is One of the Most Unique in the World

The suppression of the Native Americans and the decimation of their culture is a black page in the history of the United States. The discrimination and injustices towards this ancient race, which had lived on the American continent long before the European conquerors came to this land, are still present to this day despite the efforts of different groups and organizations trying to restore the justice. The destruction of their culture is one of the most shameful aspects of our history, the extent of the damage that was done is still being…

Read More

Follow us!

If you like this site please help and make click on these button!

[efb_likebox fanpage_url=”underscience” fb_appid=”309030739438079″ box_width=”” box_height=”” locale=”en_US” responsive=”1″ show_faces=”0″ show_stream=”0″ hide_cover=”1″ small_header=”1″ hide_cta=”1″ ]