This Week in Nature

In this week's Nature Communications, a pair of studies examining the DNA from ancient British individuals provides new details about migration from continental Europe into the United Kingdom before and after the Anglo-Saxon invasion around the fifth century. In one report, a team led by scientists from Trinity College Dublin sequenced the DNA of nine Northern British people, including ones who lived during the Roman-era, the Iron Age, and after the Anglo-Saxon invasion.

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