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    What percentage of ancestry is enough to make feel part of an ethnic group ?

    Thanks to population genetics, we are becoming increasingly aware of just how mixed our ancestry really is. The old stereotypes about ethnic purity are meaningless when we think in term of genetic admixtures and deep ancestry spanning over 10,000 years or more. Yet, ethnic groups still exist...
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    Neolithic farmers: Southwest Europeans or West Asians ?

    Dienekes ran the fragments of autosomal DNA recovered from a Neolithic farmer buried in Sweden (dated 4800 to 4000 years before present). The results came up like this: Euro7 - 61.5% Northwestern European (Atlantic) - 21.4% Southeastern European - 17.1% Southwestern European 0% for the four...