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From: "Havelock Vetinari" <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] PLOS Genetics: admixture study of European Americans
Date: Wed, 21 Nov 2007 11:33:20 -0500
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What it shows is that the distinction between Celts, Germans and Slavs
is largely cultural rather than genetic. The research also shows that
there has been little interbreeding between Europeans and Askenazi
Jews.

Regards,

Paul D.

On 11/20/07, Lawrence Mayka <> wrote:

> The nomenclature of
> "northwest" Europe vs. southeastern Europe is a transparent attempt to frame
> Europe as Paleolithic Nordics and Celts vs. Neolithic Mediterraneans,
> whereas the data suggests that all of northern Europe constitutes one large
> gene pool of ambiguous or mixed origin.


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