Low Genetic Diversity Among Danes | GenomeWeb

Danes are remarkably genetically homogenous, researchers from Aarhus University report in Genetics this week.

The researchers enlisted Danish high school students to take part in a genomics literacy project and many of the participants also provided the 800 DNA samples and demographic information that then fueled this examination of the Danish population. The samples were analyzed used 23andMe's service.

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