16 August 2008

Another genetic study.

Current biology published online on 7 August 2008 Correlation between genetic and geographic structure in Europe by Oscar Lao et al. You can read it here .

This is a study of 2514 individuals in twenty three subpopulations in twenty countries throughout Europe. The central finding is that the genetic differences between subpopulations are small and the differences correlate with geographic areas.

As such studies are subject to much interpretation, you might like to read these comments on it:

Dienekes – the comments arising from his report are interesting too.


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