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DNA study deals blow to theory of European origins

From the BBC-

'A new study deals a blow to the idea that most European men are descended from farmers who migrated from the Near East 5,000-10,000 years ago.

The findings challenge previous research showing that the genetic signature of the farmers displaced that of Europe's indigenous hunters.

The latest research leans towards the idea that most of Europe's males trace a line of descent to stone-age hunters.'

So the argument continues to go back and forth but the most telling line in the article is -

'But the authors say more work is needed to answer this question'
Chris Collyer Posted by Chris Collyer
24th August 2011ce

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