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    • Beringia and the peopling of the Western Hemisphere 

      Hoffecker, John F.; Elias, Scott A.; Scott, G. Richard; O’Rourke, Dennis H.; Hlusko, Leslea J.; Potapova, Olga; Pitulko, Vladimir; Pavlova, Elena; Bourgeon, Lauriane; Vachula, Richard S. (The Royal Society, 2023-01-11)
      Did Beringian environments represent an ecological barrier to humans until less than 15 000 years ago or was access to the Americas controlled by the spatial–temporal distribution of North American ice sheets? Beringian ...
    • Palaeo-Eskimo genetic ancestry and the peopling of Chukotka and North America 

      Flegontov, Pavel; Altınışık, N. Ezgi; Changmai, Piya; Rohland, Nadin; Mallick, Swapan; Adamski, Nicole; Bolnick, Deborah A.; Broomandkhoshbacht, Nasreen; Candilio, Francesca; Culleton, Brendan J.; Flegontova, Olga; Friesen, T. Max; Jeong, Choongwon; Harper, Thomas K.; Keating, Denise; Kennett, Douglas J.; Kim, Alexander M.; Lamnidis, Thiseas C.; Lawson, Ann Marie; Olalde, Iñigo; Oppenheimer, Jonas; Potter, Ben A.; Raff, Jennifer; Sattler, Robert A.; Skoglund, Pontus; Stewardson, Kristin; Vajda, Edward J.; Vasilyev, Sergey; Veselovskaya, Elizaveta; Hayes, M. Geoffrey; O’Rourke, Dennis H.; Krause, Johannes; Pinhasi, Ron; Reich, David; Schiffels, Stephan (Nature Research, 2019-06-05)
      Much of the American Arctic was first settled 5,000 years ago, by groups of people known as Palaeo-Eskimos. They were subsequently joined and largely displaced around 1,000 years ago by ancestors of the present-day Inuit ...
    • Laman KiKongo Collection Guide (and Supplementary Materials) 

      Janzen, John M.; MacGaffey, Wyatt (2021-04-21)
      This collection is an archival treasure of about 10,000 handwritten pages that records the life of people in the Lower Congo early in the 20th century. Congolese teachers wrote the notebooks in response to questions ...
    • Tibetan as a dominant Sprachbund language: its interactions with neighboring languages 

      Dwyer, Arienne M. (New York: Trace Foundation., 2013)
      The Amdo plateau is well-known as a language convergence area (Dwyer 1995, Slater 2003, Janhunen 2004). But what kind of influence has Tibetan had on the languages of that region? What cultural contacts have facilitated ...
    • Dataset on the epidemiology and genetic diversification of dengue virus (DENV) serotypes and genotypes in Mexico 

      Domínguez-de-la-Cruz, Eduardo; de Lourdes Muñoz, María; Hernández-García, Ericel; Pérez-Ramírez, Gerardo; David, Randy E.; Navarrete-Espinosa, Joel; Díaz-Badillo, Álvaro; Moreno-Galeana, Miguel; Brito-Carreón, Cesar Armando (Elsevier, 2020-07-29)
      Dengue virus (DENV) evolution has had a significant impact on disease pathogenesis, virulence, and epidemiology in Mexico. Novel genotypic variation in DENV serotypes and genotypes may influence the magnitude and severity ...
    • Surface analysis of an eagle talon from Krapina 

      Radovčić, Davorka; Birarda, Giovanni; Sršen, Ankica Oros; Vaccari, Lisa; Radovčić, Jakov; Frayer, David W. (Nature Research, 2020-04-14)
      The Krapina white-tailed eagle talons represent a kind of jewelry worn by Krapina Neandertals some 130,000 years ago. New inspection of one Krapina talon (386.1) revealed a fiber, sealed by a thin silicate coating, adhering ...
    • A dictionary of Eastern Bonan 

      Li, Charles N.; Dwyer, Arienne M. (2020-06-12)
    • XQuery databases for linguistic resources in the IAIA and UyLVs projects 

      Sperberg-McQueen, C.M.; Dwyer, Arienne M. (2013-07)
      Increasing numbers of linguists have multimodal data of relatively rare languages, richly annotated for grammatical information. Querying these data, in the service of linguistic discovery, should be powerful and flexible. ...
    • A population-specific reference panel empowers genetic studies of Anabaptist populations 

      Hou, Liping; Kember, Rachel L.; Roach, Jared C.; O'Connell, Jeffrey R.; Craig, David W.; Bucan, Maja; Scott, William K.; Pericak-Vance, Margaret; Haines, Jonathan L.; Crawford, Michael H.; Shuldiner, Alan R.; McMahon, Francis J. (Nature Research, 2017-07-20)
      Genotype imputation is a powerful strategy for achieving the large sample sizes required for identification of variants underlying complex phenotypes, but imputation of rare variants remains problematic. Genetically isolated ...
    • Environmental selection during the last ice age on the mother-to-infant transmission of vitamin D and fatty acids through breast milk 

      O'Rourke, Dennis H.; Hlusko, Leslea J.; Carlson, Joshua P.; Chaplin, George; Elias, Scott A.; Hoffecker, John F.; Huffman, Michaela; Jablonski, Nina G.; Monson, Tesla A.; Pilloud, Marin A.; Scott, G. Richard (2018-03-23)
      Because of the ubiquitous adaptability of our material culture, some human populations have occupied extreme environments that intensified selection on existing genomic variation. By 32,000 years ago, people were living ...
    • How strong was the bottleneck associated to the peopling of the Americas? New insights from multilocus sequence data 

      Crawford, Michael H.; Fagundes, Nelson J. R.; Tagliani-Ribeiro, Alice; Rubicz, Rohina; Tarskaia, Larissa; Salzano, Francisco M.; Bonatto, Sandro L. (Sociedade Brasileira de Genética, 2018-01-01)
      In spite of many genetic studies that contributed for a deep knowledge about the peopling of the Americas, no consensus has emerged about important parameters such as the effective size of the Native Americans founder ...
    • Genome of the Ancient One (a.k.a. Kennewick Man) 

      Raff, Jennifer (Wayne State University Press, 2015-04-01)
    • Paternal Genetic Structure in Contemporary Mennonite Communities from the American Midwest 

      Beaty, Kristine G.; Mosher, M. J.; Crawford, Michael H.; Melton, Phillip Edward (Wayne State University Press, 2016)
      Over the last 35 years, researchers from the Laboratory of Biological Anthropology at the University of Kansas have been working with Mennonite communities to better understand evolutionary patterns of fission-fusion in ...
    • Patterns of DNA Methlyation across the Leptin Core Promoter in Four Diverse Asian and North American Populations 

      Mosher, M. J.; Melton, Phillip Edward; Schanfield, M. S.; Crawford, Michael H. (Wayne State University Press, 2016)
      DNA methylation is the most widely studied of epigenetic mechanisms, with environmental effects recorded through patterned attachments of methyl groups along the DNA that are capable of modifying gene expression without ...
    • The Fortieth Anniversary of the Founding of the Laboratory of Biological Anthropology 

      Crawford, Michael H. (Wayne State University Press, 2016)
    • Genetic Affiliation of Pre-Hispanic and Contemporary Mayas through Maternal Linage 

      Ochoa-Lugo, Mirna Isabel; Muñoz, María de Lourdes; Pérez-Ramírez, Gerardo; Beaty, Kristine G.; López-Armenta, Mauro; Cervini-Silva, Javiera; Moreno-Galeana, Miguel; Meza, Adrián Martínez; Ramos, Eduardo; Crawford, Michael H.; Romano-Pacheco, Arturo (Wayne State University Press, 2016)
      Maya civilization developed in Mesoamerica and encompassed the Yucatan Peninsula, Guatemala, Belize, part of the Mexican states of Tabasco and Chiapas, and the western parts of Honduras and El Salvador. This civilization ...
    • Population History and Mitochondrial Genetic Substructure of the Rama Amerindians from Nicaragua 

      Baldi Salas, Norberto Francisco; Crawford, Michael H. (Wayne State University Press, 2016)
      The Rama are a coastal population from southern Nicaragua who in large part were able to resist, at least for a time, the cultural changes and social reorganization brought on by colonial and modern influences. Historical ...
    • Views, Barriers, and Suggestions for Colorectal Cancer Screening Among American Indian Women Older Than 50 Years in the Midwest 

      Filippi, Melissa K.; James, Aimee S.; Brokenleg, Sarah; Talawyma, Myrietta; Perdue, David G.; Choi, Won S.; Greiner, K. Allen; Daley, Christine Makosky (SAGE Publications, 2013-07-01)
      OBJECTIVE: Although colorectal cancer (CRC) mortality rates in the US population have shown a decline, American Indian (AI) CRC mortality rates appear to be increasing. CRC screening rates of AIs remain low when compared ...
    • American Indian/Alaska Native Willingness to Provide Biological Samples for Research Purpose 

      Filippi, Melissa K.; Young, Kristin Leigh; Nazir, Niaman; Williams, Chandler; Brown, Travis; Choi, Won S.; Greiner, K. Allen; Daley, Christine Makosky (Springer Verlag, 2012-06)
      This article examines the willingness of American Indian/Alaska Natives (AI/AN) to provide biological samples for research purposes. Prior cases of abuse and misuse of individuals, materials, and data highlight ethical ...
    • Perceptions, Barriers, and Suggestions for Creation of a Tobacco and Health Website among American Indian/Alaska Native College Students 

      Filippi, Melissa K.; McCloskey, Charlotte; Williams, Chandler; Bull, Julia White; Choi, Won S.; Geiner, K. Allen; Daley, Christine Makosky (Springer Verlag, 2013-06)
      Information concerning American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) Internet use and health information needs is dearth. Our research team explored Internet use among AI/AN college students to determine Internet use in relation ...