Category «Genetics»

The DNA of a 7,000 Years Old Tooth Found in Artsakh Fully Matches the Genome of Modern Armenians

The DNA of a 7,000 Years Old Tooth Found in Artsakh

Under the lead of anthropologist and geneticist Levon Yepiskoposyan, archaeologists from the UK, US, Denmark, and Armenia examined the caves near the Azokh village in the Republic of Artsakh. Their fruitful research resulted in the discovery of unique ancient artifacts, including a 7,000 years old human tooth. Thanks to the interior condition features of the …

Reconstruction of History Through Genetics

Reconstruction of History Through Genetics

The process of reconstruction of history through genetics is gaining momentum. Recently, the Armenian Highlands has brought many surprises, which makes scientists and leading experts believe that the history of mankind needs to be corrected up to the rewriting. Newest archaeological discoveries throughout the Armenian Highlands made by scientists from different countries greatly contribute to …

Recent DNA Study On the Origins of the First Civilizations of Greece Revealed Armenian Traces

Recent DNA Study On the Origins of the First Civilizations

Some of the earliest traces of European civilizations are mostly found in modern Greece along the Aegean Sea. In the Bronze Age, two well-known archaeological cultures emerged in that region. The culture of the island of Crete is widely considered “Europe’s first major experience of civilization”. It actually is Europe’s first literate civilization. But the …

DNA Analysis of Armenians

DNA Analysis of Armenians

Fifty years ago it was impossible to analyze DNA. Few decades later there was some progress, but such an analysis was still more close to fantasy than reality. More recently the ghostly possibility of this kind of analysis cost a very large amount of money while today it is quite common. The ease of DNA …