Ancient genomes reveal social and genetic structure of Late Neolithic Switzerland

  title={Ancient genomes reveal social and genetic structure of Late Neolithic Switzerland},
  author={Anja Furtw{\"a}ngler and Adam Benjamin Rohrlach and Thiseas Christos Lamnidis and Luka Papac and Gunnar U Neumann and Inga Siebke and Ella Reiter and Noah Steuri and J{\"u}rgen Hald and Anthony Denaire and Bernadette Schnitzler and Joachim Wahl and Marianne Ramstein and Verena J. Schuenemann and Philipp W. Stockhammer and Albert Hafner and Sandra L{\"o}sch and Wolfgang Haak and Stephan Schiffels and Johannes Krause},
  journal={Nature Communications},
Genetic studies of Neolithic and Bronze Age skeletons from Europe have provided evidence for strong population genetic changes at the beginning and the end of the Neolithic period. To further understand the implications of these in Southern Central Europe, we analyze 96 ancient genomes from Switzerland, Southern Germany, and the Alsace region in France, covering the Middle/Late Neolithic to Early Bronze Age. Similar to previously described genetic changes in other parts of Europe from the early… 

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