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Ancient DNA preserved in humans, study finds

Ancient DNA preserved in humans, study finds

Published Mar 17, 2016

Residents of the remote equatorial islands of Melanesia share fragments of genetic code with two extinct human species, according to a new study published in the journal Science. Read more

Student research paves way to med school

Student research paves way to med school

Published Apr 29, 2015

Senior Alice Cheung participated in studies with Binghamton anthropologists and biologists during her undergraduate career. Read more

Anthropologist turns to the alpaca

Anthropologist turns to the alpaca

Published Apr 1, 2014

Anthropologist D. Andrew Merriwether studies a disorder found in both humans and the alpaca. Read more

Mitochondrial mix-up

Mitochondrial mix-up

Published Sep 3, 2013

Heather Fiumera’s experiments with yeast genetics may yield new treatments for people with metabolic disorders. Read more

The genetics of horse racing

The genetics of horse racing

Published May 18, 2012

Breeding has long been an important part of the fastest two minutes in sports, but even then there’s still a chance an owner doesn’t know what they are getting. A Binghamton University professor is working to change that, WICZ-TV reports. Read more

DNA analysis shakes up Neandertal theories

DNA analysis shakes up Neandertal theories

Published Apr 4, 2012

New research suggests that Western European Neandertals were on the verge of extinction long before modern humans showed up. Read more

Engineer puts DNA to the test

Engineer puts DNA to the test

Published Jul 6, 2011

Changhong Ke’s research on the mechanical properties of DNA may lead to advances in gene therapy. Read more