1. The alchemist

    Genetics Neanderthal DNA Found in Africans

    Here is the link: tl;dr They've inferred that an early European-related back migration after the Asian split introduced Human/Neanderthal hybridization into the African gene pool. The researchers have based this method on a combination...
  2. The alchemist

    Senior Doctors Call for Crackdown on Home Genetic Testing Kits

    "False results have told women they have mutations linked to breast and ovarian cancer" "Senior doctors have called for a crackdown on consumer genetic tests, following an influx of patients who have been wrongly told they are carrying dangerous mutations linked to cancer or other devastating...
  3. The alchemist

    The 'Ghosts' of 2 Unknown Extinct Human Species Have Been Found in Modern DNA

    "When modern humans started emerging from Africa and spreading throughout Eurasia, they found many places already occupied by older hominids such as Neanderthals and Denisovans. As humans do, we got rather friendly with our new neighbours: evidence of that hanky panky lives on in our DNA today...
  4. The alchemist

    Ari Blacksmith Smithing

    Ari Blacksmith and Cultivator comparison
  5. The alchemist

    Genetics Haplogroup J-P58

    Is it common among Somalis? Got a connection with a person who carried that haplogroup on 23andMe.
  6. Prince Abubu

    Stonehenge: DNA reveals origin of builders

    The ancestors of the people who built Stonehenge travelled west across the Mediterranean before reaching Britain, a study has shown. What do you think?
  7. CaliTedesse

    Can we say the male line is a determining factor when it comes to identity

    In old times Arab and Somali and Islamic culture it is the male line that defines ones ethnic and group. Of course this is also Islamically re-enforced. Some other cultures in the world also hold this view. Now can we say this is backed by science? We all know paternal Haplogroups is a...
  8. E

    Genetics What is Known About YDNA Haplogroup T (T-CTS2214)

    I am Ethiopian, but my YDNA is within T1a1a1a, which is common among northern Somalis,not much among Ethiopians. What is known about this haplogroup?

    Who are the Natufians?

    And what is there relationship to modern Somalis? What did their genetic makeup look like? I’ve seen many on this forum mentioning them, but I can’t really find much online about this civilisation. Are all Northeast Africans related to them?
  10. Keeysan

    Question about innate Somali talent

    I’ve been seeing some clips of IAAF and other similar leagues for athletes. I want to know is this athletic prowess hiding in Somalis? or it’s restricted to Oromo-Kalenjin and their related brethren whose blood remained in some Eritreans/ Sudanese
  11. O

    Are Somalis Ishmaelites or Israelites?

    Y haplogroups imo ham A and B, Shem D and E, Japheth C and F. J’s brother haplogroup is I which is Japheth. Rothschilds like Jacob Rothschild are j2 and they are ashkenazi which is son of gomer the son of Japheth, so J cannot be Semitic. Rome is Esau because they have Haplogroup E but they...
  12. Nilotufian

    Canada using DNA websites to deport people

    Don't some of these DNA tests label Horners as Bantu + Middle Eastern :browtf::dead: :deadrose::deadosama: Imagine immigration saying you lied about being Somali and that you're actually Swahili :fittytousand::faysalwtf::mugshotman::farole:
  13. Zach

    Barely African?

    So my sister did this 23andme thing and it turned out she is barely African. I can’t post her results here because she doesn’t want that, which is understandable. So basically it goes like this: 26% Sub Saharan Africa 21% Middle East 30.1% Iberia 20.2% Native American
  14. Ahmed Alawi

    Genetics Genetic make-up of the Bravanese people of Somalia

    The Bravanese people, also known as the Barawani, are a group inhabiting southern coast of Somalia who migrated from different parts of the western & middle eastern countries such as (Yemen, Oman, Portugal, Persia). The town (Barawa) which is located southern coast of Somalia was named after the...
  15. MariaMaria

    Have you guys done your research before giving away your DNA?

    interesting watch "What does 23andMe want to do with all that data? Right now the talk is all about medical research—and, in fact, the company is doing some interesting work. ........ 23andMe reserves the right to use your personal information—including your genome—to inform you about events...
  16. Idil-Beydaan

    Do Somalis have cousin marriage?

    So I've recently watched a disturbing and sad documentary on the effects of inbreeding in the British Pakistani communities. Even in the UK , they marry their first cousin. And this not a minority of them, there's a great number of them that do so. I personally know two sisters that are married...
  17. L

    Quarter somali here...

    First comment is in regards to the idea that Somali genes are weak. In my family certain features which are undeniably Somali have survived even in me!
  18. HuunoHunter


    1.) Somalis in Somalia/Land will go from this: To this: 2.) Somalis in the west will definitely go from this: To this: Or this: Throw in a couple more examples my geeljire brethen, also make sure to use spoilers if you're going to post anything controversial.
  19. Thegoodshepherd

    Genetics Scientists find 52 genes linked to intelligence The study was done on European samples and does not cover other populations. A very funny thing that I can see coming in the next decade and half, as intelligence is deciphered, is that most variants that...