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Mitochondrial DNA reveals what Iceman Oetzi wore 5,300 years ago

BBC News | 
DNA analysis of Oetzi the Iceman's clothes has traced their origin to at least five different species of animal. Among ...
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Human Connectome Project maps brain’s cortex into 180 distinct compartments

BBC | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. A new brain map, ...

Lab-grown skin grows hair, mimics natural skin

BBC News | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Scientists in Japan have ...

Native North American peoples arrived in multiple migrations, new research suggests

BBC | 
A new "genetic prehistory" provides the best picture ever assembled of how the North American Arctic was populated, from 6,000 ...

Emotions connected to memories can be altered, at least in mice

BBC | 
By artificially activating circuits in the brain, scientists have turned negative memories into positive ones. They gave mice bad memories ...

Friends have (slightly) similar genomes

BBC News | 
A study from a controversial pair of US researchers claims that we are more genetically similar to our friends than ...
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‘Buttressed against punches’: Did human face evolve to protect against fights?

BBC News | 
Fossil records show that the australopiths, immediate predecessors of the human genus Homo, had strikingly robust facial structures. For many ...
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