- Synchrony: an aspect of the abilities of Steppe Horse Archers in Eurasian Warfare
- The Genomic History of the Bronze Age Southern Levant – Paper review
- Understanding polygenic score with Bugs Bunny
- So, you think you can predict bio-geography…?
- Is this the end of the booming genetic genealogy industry?
- Response to the study: “Diverse genetic origins of medieval steppe nomad conquerors” – the first sequencing of Khazar genomes
- Dating ancient genomes with TPS
- The Alanic Origin of the Shapiro Rabbinical Lineage
- Resurrecting the ancient Israelites from the Valley of Dry Bones
- Why LivingDNA must die?
Category Archives: BLOG
I never felt comfortable giving away my DNA data and never signed up to any service with one exception. After I designed the GenoChip for the Genographic Project Spencer Wells was generous enough to send me a free test kit. … Continue reading
Why do infants suddenly die? Why did Satan marry Lilith? Why do Jewish parents pass their boys as girls?
Our world is filled with mysteries that often seem unrelated. Consider Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) or cot death, this form of unexplained death occurs when a seemingly healthy infant (0-12 months) dies in sleep with no cause of death … Continue reading
The quest to trace the Jewish Patriarchs has been going on for millennia. According to mythology, the Judaeans descended from three Patriarchs—Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob—who are buried in the Cave of the Patriarchs (Cave of Machpelah) in Hebron along with … Continue reading
On June 7th, I uploaded a manuscript to bioRxiv that describes an ecological study between two common infant phenotypes (male neonatal circumcision (MNC) and prematurity) and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). The paper is currently under review in a medical … Continue reading
GPS Origins, developed at my lab (COI, I consult with DDC) accepts DNA results generated by other companies. DNA tests have a large cost and if we can save people who already took the test some money, why not? Here is … Continue reading
Is Jerry Seinfeld a descendant of King David? The question is no joke. Of all the issues that perplex the Jewish people and the wider world, none is so troubling is[sic] the primal one — what, after all, links us … Continue reading
It is not fair to pick on journalists especially not when genetics is involved. Genetics is a complex subject involving math, statistics, biology, bioinformatics, and, unfortunately, a substantial amount of emotions. Journalists are not scientists, they don’t claim to be … Continue reading
Just a quick update on this issue, which many people have been asking me about. I can confirm that we are now in the process of developing a genetic test to measure your genetic similarity to ancient Israelite. The genetic … Continue reading
Our paper describing the DREAM microarray has been published in GBE. The Diversity of REcent and Ancient huMan (DREAM): A New Microarray for Genetic Anthropology and Genealogy, Forensics, and Personalized Medicine Eran Elhaik , Leeban Yusuf, Ainan I J Anderson, … Continue reading
“Telling the truth is less demanding than telling a lie.” ― Eraldo Banovac To those of you who missed the drama, allow me to start from the beginning. In their latest round of updates, 23andme stumbled upon the Behar et al. … Continue reading