Image Album: Fossil Skeletons Reveal Europe's Genetic Legacy

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Europe's genetic legacy

Credit: Juraj Liptak.
Two studies published in the October 2013 issue of Science have shed new light on Europe's ancient genetic legacy. One analyzed mitochondrial DNA from…Read More »

364 fossil skeletons from individuals (like the one shown here) across the Saxony-Anhalt region of Germany and found that the modern genetic makeup of Europe was mostly set by 3,500 years ago.   Less «
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