NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Researchers at Oxford University and elsewhere have developed a sort of atlas that maps out admixture events between various human populations, they reported in Science today.

This method, dubbed Globetrotter, analyzes haplotype chunks, which are often shared by populations with common ancestors, to determine whether there was admixture between particular populations and gauges the time since that mixture occurred.

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