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About Human Biology

Founded in 1929, Human Biology is an international, peer-reviewed journal that focuses on research to increase understanding of human biological variation. Among the topics considered by the journal are anthropological, quantitative, evolutionary, and population genetics and genomics; ancient DNA studies and paleogenomics; demography and genetic epidemiology; and ethical and social implications of human genetic and genomic research.

Human Biology is the official publication of the American Association of Anthropological Genetics (AAAG), an educational and scientific organization founded in 1994. AAAG aims to promote the study of anthropological genetics, as this field is broadly defined, to facilitate communication and cooperation between individuals engaged in this field.

Current Issue: Volume 87, Issue 1 (2015)

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Mitochondrial DNA Suggests a Western Eurasian Origin for Ancient (Proto-) Bulgarians
Desislava Valentinova Nesheva, Sena Karachanak-Yankova, Martina Lari, Yordan Yordanov, Angel Galabov, David Caramelli, and Draga Toncheva

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Microdemographic Determinants of Population Recovery Among the Northern Aché
Jack D. Baker Jr, Kim Hill, A. Magdalena Hurtado, Adelamar Alcantara, Eddie Hunsinger, and Webb Sprague