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Supercomputing beyond genealogy reveals surprising European ancestors


November 10, 2014

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Most Europeans today derive from three distinct populations, as evidenced by sequenced genomes of nine ancient remains and 2,345 contemporary humans. Genomic analysis of modern and ancient DNA, combined with archeological evidence, is revealing new complexity in human history. Scientists used the NSF XSEDE Stampede supercomputer at the Texas Advanced Computing Center to model and compare genomic data of ancient and modern Europeans.Full Story

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University of Texas at Austin, Texas Advanced Computing Center

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