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The genes from Icelanda's first settlers reveal the origin of their population in detail

20:00 EDT 30 May 2018 | AAAS

(Spanish National Research Council (CSIC)) In just over 1,000 years, Icelanders have gone through numerous changes in their gene pool, to the extent that Icelanda's first settlers, who came to the island from Norway and the British and Irish isles between the years 870 and 930, are much more similar to the inhabitants of their original home countries than to Iceland's present-day inhabitants.

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