The evolutionary history of human populations in Europe.

@article{Lazaridis2018TheEH,
  title={The evolutionary history of human populations in Europe.},
  author={I. Lazaridis},
  journal={Current opinion in genetics & development},
  year={2018},
  volume={53},
  pages={
          21-27
        }
}
  • I. Lazaridis
  • Published 2018
  • Geography, Biology, Medicine
  • Current opinion in genetics & development
I review the evolutionary history of human populations in Europe with an emphasis on what has been learned in recent years through the study of ancient DNA. Human populations in Europe ∼430-39kya (archaic Europeans) included Neandertals and their ancestors, who were genetically differentiated from other archaic Eurasians (such as the Denisovans of Siberia), as well as modern humans. Modern humans arrived to Europe by ∼45kya, and are first genetically attested by ∼39kya when they were still… Expand
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