Iron Age study targets British DNA mystery

Iron Age study targets British DNA mystery
 

A project to sequence DNA from about 1,000 ancient remains could resolve a genetic mystery involving people from south-east Britain.
A recent study showed that the present-day genetic landscape of Britain was largely laid down by the Bronze Age.
But Prof David Reich told the BBC that this wasn't the end of the story.
During the Iron Age or Roman Period, the DNA of people in the south-east diverged somewhat from that of populations in the rest of the Britain.
Prof Reich told BBC News: "We are initiating an effort to follow up on this observation - and more generally to provide a... read more

 
11 April 2018 in Regional, Views: 44
Source: BBC
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