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From: "Glen Todd" <>
Subject: RE: [DNA] New Article::Evidence for an apartheid-like social structure in early Anglo-Saxon England
Date: Thu, 20 Jul 2006 19:20:10 -0600
> Years ago, it was fashionable to claim, on the basis of mtDNA
> studies alone, that Europeans have "always" been there--that no
> major genetic displacement occurred between Palaeolithic and
> modern times. Perhaps it is time to recognize the very distinct
> possibility that even if Palaeolithic European women and their
> mtDNA survived, Palaeolithic European men and their Y
> chromosomes may not have.
This would require the demonstration of a 'replacement' Y pattern from
outside of Europe, which even the report under discussion does not propose.
At most it suggests a regional realignment of closely related peoples within
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