Humans in History

Analyzing the DNA to the Last Viking King

Sven Estridsen was the last Viking King of the Scandinavian Viking Era, which lasted from the 8th century to the 11th century. According to...

Tracing the Ancestry of the Chinese Emperor Cao Cao

Emperor Cao Cao was a cruel and merciless Chinese warlord, but also a brilliant ruler and military genius. He rose to power in the...

Finding the Remains of Birger Magnusson, founder of Stockholm

Birger Magnusson was the ruler of Sweden for nearly two decades in the 1200s. He was never a Swedish king, but held the title...

Was the Skeleton of Luke the Evangelist Swapped?

Luke the Evangelist is the patron saint of artists, physicians, surgeons, students and butchers, and his feast day takes place October 18. Luke the...

The Mystery of Saint Leopold’s Successor

Saint Leopold III was the Margrave of Austria from 1095 until his death in 1136. He was a member of the House of Babenberg....

DNA Analyses Prove the Relics of Saint Birgitta are Fake

Saint Birgitta (Saint Bridget of Sweden) was the most celebrated saint of Sweden and one of the six patron saints of Europe. She had...

Analyzing the Putative Skull of Jan Kochanowski

Jan Kochanowski was a great Polish poet. He was born in Sycyna, a small village in Poland. He studied at the University of Königsberg...

The Genetics of the House of Königsfeld

The Königsfeld’s were members of a small aristocratic class in Reichersdorf, Lower Bavaria, Germany. Historical records show that the St. Margaretha's Church in Germany...

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The COVID-19 susceptibility DNA test from Genovate

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