Photo: English Less Diverse Than 1,000 Years Ago, DNA Study Finds



A modern re-enactor takes part in an annual show at the Jorvik Viking Centre in York, England. A new study has compared DNA from both ancient and modern Englanders and found that the country is less genetically diverse today than it was during the time of the Vikings a thousand years ago.

Photograph by Sisse Brimberg/NGS


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