About the Authors

Yuval Itan, Adam Powell, Mark G. Thomas
Research Department of Genetics, Evolution and Environment, University College London, London, United Kingdom

Yuval Itan
CoMPLEX (Centre for Mathematics & Physics in the Life Sciences and Experimental Biology), University College London, London, United Kingdom

Adam Powell, Mark G. Thomas
AHRC Centre for the Evolution of Cultural Diversity, Institute of Archaeology, University College London, London, United Kingdom

Mark A. Beaumont
School of Animal and Microbial Sciences, The University of Reading, Whiteknights, Reading, United Kingdom

Joachim Burger
Johannes Gutenberg University, Institute of Anthropology, Mainz, Germany

Corresponding Author

m.thomas@ucl.ac.uk

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MGT. Performed the experiments: YI AP MGT. Analyzed the data: YI AP MAB MGT. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: YI AP MAB JB MGT. Wrote the paper: YI AP JB MGT.