“Mobile elements reveal small population size in the ancient ancestors of Homo sapiens,”

recently published in

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences:

New York Times – Genome Study Provides a Census of Early Humans … of the National Academy of Sciences, was made by a team of population geneticists at the University of Utah led by Chad D. Huff and Lynn B. Jorde. …

USA Today (blog) –Human ancestors were a tiny, threatened group, study says

Helena Independent Record – Genome study provides a census of early humans

Deseret News – ‘Census’ numbers early humans

Scientist (blog) – Ancient humans more diverse?


“Analysis of Genetic Inheritance in a Family Quartet by Whole-Genome Sequencing,”

recently published in Science:

University of Utah News Center –
Sequencing the Genome of Family of Four Reveals Parents Give Kids Fewer Gene Mutations than was Thought

New York Times – Disease Cause Is Pinpointed With Genome