Daily Archives: August 12, 2016

Register now for ISHI

ISHI 2016 BannerReserve your place at the 27th International Symposium on Human Identification to learn about the latest advances in DNA typing. More than 30 speakers will present during the general session on a range of topics including policy issues, advances in forensic science and trends in the field. In addition, over 120 forensic experts from around the world will present scientific posters.
Symposium registration includes:
• Access to the general session
• Exhibits and poster sessions
• Conference materials
• Welcome Reception, continental breakfast, buffet lunches and dinner event at Nicollet Pavilion

First Humans Entered the Americas Along the Coast, Not Through the Ice

Ice free corridorNow, a new study by an international team of researchers may finally rip the ice corridor hypothesis out of the textbooks once and for all. Using sediment cores and DNA analysis, the scientists reconstructed the corridor’s environment. This research shows that there just weren’t enough resources in the pass for the earliest human migrants to successfully make the crossing.