When Scotland Was Jewish

Using the tools of modern DNA testing and evidence ranging from medieval burgess lists to synagogue records, professors Hirschman and Yates study a large community of Jewish merchants and court officials who were active in the nation-building phase of early Scottish history, 1000-1300 C.E. (more)

Last Lost Tribe in America

Customers who pre-ordered the new book on Melungeons by Rutgers marketing professor ELIZABETH CALDWELL HIRSCHMAN began to receive their copies in the mail. Melungeons: The Last Lost Tribe in America uses DNA analysis to document the origins of this Appalachian tri-racial isolate. (more)

Genetic Family Search Hot and Santa Fe Has It

If you asked most people what the most popular hobby is in the U.S., few would guess that the correct answer is genealogy -- or that the leading edge today is something called genetic genealogy. (more)

DNA Consulting Inaugurates Web Presence

After four or more years of answering technical e-mails, reading drafts of new books, and enrolling farflung subjects in ethnic population studies, Donald Panther-Yates opened a Web site for his research specialty, the use of genetics in genealogy. (more)