Topic: Deborah Bolnick

DNA Reveals Local Adoption of New Technologies, Not Migration, Caused Cultural Changes in Ancient Illinois

Dec. 2, 2014

AUSTIN, Texas  DNA samples from North Americans who lived more 1,000 years ago in Illinois reveal that rapid cultural changes came from acceptance of new practices rather than from a population influx into the region, according to a new study from The University of Texas at Austin and Indiana University.

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Genetic Study Confirms Link between Earliest Americans and Modern Native Americans

May 15, 2014

The ancient remains of a teenage girl found in an underwater Mexican cave establish a definitive link between the earliest Americans and modern Native Americans, according to a new study released today in the journal Science.

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National Conference to Address Racial Health Disparities and New Curriculum for Medical Schools

Sept. 20, 2013

Event: Medical professionals, researchers and scholars from across the country will meet at The University of Texas at Austin for a national conference titled "Addressing Racial/Ethnic Health Disparities: Best Practices for Clinical Care and Medical Education in the 21st Century."

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Aztec Conquest Altered Genetics among Early Mexico Inhabitants, New DNA Study Shows

Jan. 30, 2013

For centuries, the fate of the original Otomí inhabitants of Xaltocan, the capital of a pre-Aztec Mexican city-state, has remained unknown. Researchers have long wondered whether they assimilated with the Aztecs or abandoned the town altogether.

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Researcher discusses genetics

Nov. 1, 2007
Researcher discusses genetics

Deborah Bolnick remembers getting a frantic phone call from a woman who had just discovered she might have traces of African-American genes.

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