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    • Human microevolution and the atlantic slave trade: A case study from Säo Tomé 

      Coelho M; Coia V; Luiselli D; Useli A; Hagemeijer T; Amorim A; Destro-Bisol G; Rocha J (2008)
      Populations derived from the Atlantic slaving process provide unique opportunities for studying key evolutionary determinants of current patterns of human cultural and biological variation. Examination of the genetic ...
    • Human perception on symmetry, raw material and size of Palaeolithic handaxes 

      Tumler D; Basell L; Coward F (2017)
      It has often been assumed that handaxes were crafted and used primarily by adult males (Hawkes et al. 1997; Kohn & Mithen 1999; Niekus et al. 2012). However, there is no clear scientific or ethnographic evidence to ...
    • Iceman photoscan 

      Samadelli M (Pfeil, 2009)
      The 'Iceman Photoscan' project represents a significant scientific contribution to the study and dissemination of knowledge on the oldest wet and natural mummy in the world. This book describes in detail the single steps, ...
    • The Iceman's Last Meal Consisted of Fat, Wild Meat, and Cereals 

      Maixner F; Turaev D; Cazenave-Gassiot A; Janko M; Krause-Kyora B; Hoopmann MR; Kusebauch U; Sartain M; Guerriero G; O'Sullivan N; Teasdale M; Cipollini G; Paladin A; Mattiangeli V; Samadelli M; Putzer A; Tecchiati U; Meissen J; Palazoglu M; Rausch P; Lösch S; Kim BJ; Baines JF; Gostner P; An HJ; Malfertheiner P; Egarter-Vigl E; Stark RW; Keller A; Bishop D; Wenk M; Engstrand L; Moritz RL; Bradley DG; Fiehn O; Nebel A; Oeggl K; Doble P; Franke A; Rattei T; Grimm R; Zink A (2018)
      The history of humankind is marked by the constant adoption of new dietary habits affecting human physiology, metabolism, and even the development of nutrition-related disorders. Despite clear archaeological evidence for ...
    • Il maestro del sonno eterno 

      Piombino Mascali D (La Zisa, 2009)
      Quali segreti custodisce Rosalia Lombardo, la 'Bella Addormentata' delle Catacombe di Palermo, ritenuta a ragione la più bella mummia del mondo? Quali alchimie hanno permesso la perfetta conservazione di una bambina di due ...
    • Italian isolates today: Geographic and linguistic factors shaping human biodiversity 

      Bisol G; Anagnostou P; Batini C; Battaggia C; Bertoncini S; Boattini A; Caciagli L; Calò C; Capelli C; Capocasa M; Castrì L; Ciani G; Coia V; Corrias L; Crivellaro F; Ghiani M; Luiselli D; Mela C; Melis A; Montano V; Paoli G; Sanna E; Rufo F; Sazzini M; Taglloli L; Tofanelli S; Useli A; Vona G; Pettener D (2008)
      We briefly review the current status of anthropological and genetic studies of isolated populations and of their micro-evolutionary and biomedical applications, with particular emphasis on European populations. Thereafter, ...
    • Karies, Pest und Knochenbrüche: was Skelette über Leben und Sterben in alter Zeit verraten 

      Wahl J; Zink A (Theiss, 2013)
      Die Pest, das kollektive Grauen des Mittelalters, schilderten schockierte Schriftsteller und Künstler bis ins Detail. Doch das ist ein Sonderfall; von vielen anderen Leiden berichten nur noch Knochen. Von der Arthritis bis ...
    • La mummia di Merano: viaggio alla scoperta di una mummia 

      Malgora S; Milani C; Elias J; Rosendahl W; Zink A (Mummy Project Research, 2017)
      ll volume raccoglie e analizza gli studi effettuati dal team multidisciplinare guidato da Malgora sulla mummia egizia e il suo sarcofago, conservati presso il museo meranese. La mummia, che era stata portata a Merano ...
    • Life traces: psychrophilic and psychrotolerant bacteria in the Iceman 

      Samadelli M; Wang F; Luciani S; Marota I; Olivieri C; Egarter-Vigl E; Moroder L; Zink A; Rollo F (Verlag Dr. Friedrich Pfeil, 2014)
    • Linguistic, geographic and genetic isolation: A collaborative study of italian populations 

      Capocasa M; Anagnostou P; Bachis V; Battaggia C; Bertoncini S; Biondi G; Boattini A; Boschi I; Brisighelli F; Calò C; Carta M; Coia V; Corrias L; Crivellaro F; De Fanti S; Dominici V; Ferri G; Francalacci P; Franceschi Z; Luiselli D; Morelli L; Paoli G; Rickards O; Robledo R; Sanna D; Sanna E; Sarno S; Sineo L; Taglioli L; Tagarelli G; Tofanelli S; Vona G; Pettener D; Bisol G (2014)
      The animal and plant biodiversity of the Italian territory is known to be one of the richest in the Mediterranean basin and Europe as a whole, but does the genetic diversity of extant human populations show a comparable ...
    • Metagenomic analysis reveals presence of Treponema denticola in a tissue biopsy of the Iceman 

      Maixner F; Thomma A; Cipollini G; Widder S; Rattei T; Zink A (2014)
      Ancient hominoid genome studies can be regarded by definition as metagenomic analyses since they represent a mixture of both hominoid and microbial sequences in an environment. Here, we report the molecular detection of ...
    • miRNAs in ancient tissue specimens of the Tyrolean Iceman 

      Keller A; Kreis S; Leidinger P; Maixner F; Ludwig N; Backes C; Galata V; Guerriero G; Fehlmann T; Franke A; Meder B; Zink A; Meese E (2017)
      The analysis of nucleic acids in ancient samples is largely limited to DNA. Small noncoding RNAs (microRNAs) are known to be evolutionary conserved and stable. To gain knowledge on miRNAs measured from ancient samples, we ...
    • Mitochondrial DNA from prehistoric canids highlights relationships between dogs and South-East European wolves 

      Verginelli F; Capelli C; Coia V; Musiani M; Falchetti M; Ottini L; Palmirotta R; Tagliacozzo A; De Grossi Mazzorin I; Mariani-Costantini R (2005)
      The question of the origins of the dog has been much debated. The dog is descended from the wolf that at the end of the last glaciation (the archaeologically hypothesized period of dog domestication) was one of the most ...
    • Mitochondrial, Y-chromosomal and autosomal variation in Mbenzele Pygmies from the Central African Republic 

      Anagnostou P; Coia V; Spedini G; Destro-Bisol G (2010)
      In this paper, we carry out a combined analysis of autosomal (ten microsatellites and an Alu insertion), mitochondrial (HVR-1 sequence, 360 nucleotides) and Y-chromosomal (seven microsatellites) variation in the Mbenzele ...
    • Mitogenomic data indicate admixture components of Central-Inner Asian and Srubnaya origin in the conquering Hungarians 

      Neparáczki E; Maróti Z; Kalmár T; Kocsy K; Maár K; Bihari P; Nagy I; Fóthi E; Pap I; Kustár Á; Pálfi G; Raskó I; Zink A; Török T (2018)
      It has been widely accepted that the Finno-Ugric Hungarian language, originated from proto Uralic people, was brought into the Carpathian Basin by the conquering Hungarians. From the middle of the 19th century this view ...
    • Mitogenomic data indicate admixture components of Central-Inner Asian and Srubnaya origin in the conquering Hungarians 

      Neparáczki N; Maróti Z; Kalmár T; Kocsy K; Maár K; Bihari P; Nagy I; Fóthi E; Pap I; Kustár Á; Pálfi G; Raskó I; Zink A; Török T (2018)
      It has been widely accepted that the Finno-Ugric Hungarian language, originated from proto Uralic people, was brought into the Carpathian Basin by the conquering Hungarians. From the middle of the 19th century this view ...
    • Morphologic-anthropological investigations in tomb K93.12 at Dra' Abu el-Naga (Western Thebes, Egypt) 

      Lösch S; Moghaddam N; Paladin A; Rummel U; Hower-Tilmann E; Zink A (2014)
      In this study we present the analysis of the human remains from tomb K93.12 in the Ancient Egyptian necropolis of Dra' Abu el-Naga, located opposite the modern city of Luxor in Upper Egypt on the western bank of the Nile. ...
    • A multi-perspective view of genetic variation in Cameroon 

      Coia V; Brisighelli F; Donati F; Pascali V; Boschi I; Luiselli D; Battaggia C; Batini C; Taglioli L; Cruciani F; Paoli G; Capelli C; Spedini G; Destro-Bisol G (2009)
      In this study, we report the genetic variation of autosomal and Y-chromosomal microsatellites in a large Cameroon population dataset (a total of 11 populations) and jointly analyze novel and previous genetic data (mitochondrial ...
    • Neue Untersuchungen an Knochenmaterial aus dem Megalithgrab Rheine-Schotthock 

      Gerling C; Maixner F; Schierhold K (LWL-Archäologie für Westfalen, 2018)
      Verschiedene Analysen an menschlichem Knochenmaterial haben für insgesamt sieben Individuen aus dem Grab von Rheine-Schotthock neue Informationen erbracht. Schritt für Schritt entsteht so ein detailliertes Bild ...