Gene study sheds light on origins of British men

Emerging research suggests most European men can trace their lineage to people – most likely hunter-gatherers – who settled Europe more than 20,000 years ago.

This finding is contrary to the existing view which suggests most British men are descended from farmers who migrated to Europe from the east 5,000 to 10,000 years ago.

The new study aims to correct an analysis of genetic data published last year.

Read more at University of Oxford

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