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A Guide to Sources of Biographical Information on Soldiers and Sailors of the American Revolution

A Key Reference for Revolutionary War Researchers<p><b>White, J. Todd, and Charles H. Lesser. Fighters for Independence: A Guide to Sources of Biographical</b> …

Her mother said they descended from 'a president and a slave.' What would their DNA say?

In her mind’s eye, Bettye Kearse could see her ancestor walking the worn path that led from the big house to the slave quarters.<p>She thought of that …

The maternal genetic make-up of the Iberian Peninsula between the Neolithic and the Early Bronze Age

Altmetric: 51<p>More detail<p>Article |<p>Open<p>Anna Szécsényi-Nagy ORCID: orcid.org/0000-0003-2095-738X,<br>• Christina Roth,<br>• Guido Brandt,<br>• Cristina Rihuete-Herrada …

How a DNA revolution has decoded the origins of our humanity

Mapping the genomes of our ancestors has allowed scientists to uncover secrets and discover new mysteries in our evolution<p>Scientists made a remarkable discovery at Trou Al’Wesse in Belgium earlier this year. Inside a cave that overlooks the Hoyoux river they found clear evidence it had been …

Anthropology

The Long Ethical Arc of Displaying Human Remains

People have long held a morbid curiosity about dead bodies, from public hangings to modern day exhibits like Body Worlds. Through our history, …

Did humans kill their ancestor Neanderthals? Scientists say so

Experts unearthed Neanderthal artifacts from three new sites located at the Iberian Peninsula which dates back 37,000 years. These new findings …

800-Year-Old Tombs Tell the Story of an Ancient Chinese Couple

Two 800-year-old tombs belonging to a man named Lord Hu Hong and his wife née Wu, who carried the title Lady of Virtue, have been discovered at a …

What Is a Second Cousin or a Cousin Once Removed?

It’s that point of the year where we spend a lot of time thinking about family. The good things. The other things you're going to try hard to ignore …

New Website Featuring Genealogy of Every American Community

NIAGARA FALLS, Ontario--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Genealogical records for every part of America as well as most foreign countries are among the millions of …

Genealogy
Genealogy

Real Life Story of Friends Who Discovered a Beautiful Message in a Bottle

These days, finding a message in a bottle seems like something out of a storybook. But this heartwarming tale is a real life experience that took place just recently along the shores of California. While some friends were fishing, they came upon a glass bottle that had washed up on the sand. Upon …

Short Stories