Using DNA to trace human "mixing events"
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14-02-2014, 06:54 AM
Using DNA to trace human "mixing events"
Reconstructing history by sampling DNA.

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/14/scienc....html?_r=0

“In some sense we don’t want to talk to historians,” Dr. Falush said. “There’s a great virtue in being objective: You put the data in and get the history out. We do think this is a way of reconstructing history by just using DNA.”

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15-02-2014, 10:22 AM
Re: Using DNA to trace human "mixing events"
It's not as much the historians bit the archeologists/anthropologists they're taking the bypass of, those scoundrels

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