Dual migration created genetic ‘melting pot’ of the first Scandinavians

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Dual migration created genetic ‘melting pot’ of the first Scandinavians

(PLOS) New genomic data suggest that the first human settlers on the Scandinavian peninsula followed two distinct migration routes. The study publishing Jan. 9 in the open-access journal PLOS Biology led by researchers from Uppsala University with an international team of collaborators, also indicates that the resulting mixed population genetically adapted to the extreme environmental conditions.

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