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Groundbreaking research on Jewish ancestry: Near Eastern on Ashkenazi male line while females primarily European

Nature | 
The origins of Ashkenazi Jews remain highly controversial. Like Judaism, mitochondrial DNA is passed along the maternal line. Its variation ...
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Genetic ancestry testing is not ‘astrology’

Guardian | 
In calling DNA-based ancestry tests 'astrology,' geneticist Mark Thomas wrongfully overlooks legitimate, peer-reviewed research ...
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