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A million Vikings still live among us: One in 33 men can claim to be direct descendants from the Norse warriors

A million Vikings still live among us: One in 33 men can claim to be direct descendants from the Norse warriors Around 930,000 people can claim to be of direct Viking descent A study compared Y chromosome markers to estimated Viking DNA patterns The Viking DNA patterns are rarely found outside Scandinavia

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Mapping the Genetic Diversity of the Scots. No wonder Scotland has the highest percentage of redheads in the world!

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Richard III's DNA throws up infidelity surprise

Richard III's DNA throws up infidelity surprise. Article for the BBC by Paul Rincon, summarizing the recent publication in Nature Communications.

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A million Vikings still live among us: One in 33 men can claim to be direct descendants from the Norse warriors

Almost one million Britons alive today are of Viking descent, despite the Norse warriors’ British rule ending more than 900 years ago. A study compared Y chromosome markers to estimated Viking DNA patterns. The Viking DNA patterns are rarely found outside Scandinavia. Men from the far north of Scotland were most likely to provide a direct match with almost a third (29.2%) of the men from the Shetland Islands testing positive for Viking blood.

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Dog Breed DNA Testing Features Tibetan Terrier Puppy Dogs Puppies Dog

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Stoke-by-Nayland . Suffolk . England. My Fathers side of the family came from Suffolk, another county I love.

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