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Old 10 November 2017, 06:06 PM
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Originally Posted by jimmy101_again View Post
Getting DNA from 1000 year old burials should be doable. For most people that would significantly extend how far back they can reasonably trace their ancestry.
I don't think so. There are very few markers that do not exist to some small or large percentage everywhere in the world for the past 150,000 years. Those few that do would not allow any interesting or marketable difference. The vast majority of people would find out they're "most likely mostly European", not the interesting but nonsensical horoscopes they get now.
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