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DNA Analysis Suggests Ancient Rome Represented a Genetic Crossroads of Europe and the Mediterranean

08:00 EST 8 Nov 2019 | Genetic Engineering News

An international team headed by scientists at Stanford University analyzed DNA from 127 human DNA samples from 29 sites in and around Rome, dating from the Stone Age to medieval times. The results indicated that ancient Rome was a cosmopolitan city, which witnessed at least two major migrations into the city, and several smaller population shifts over just the last few thousand years.

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