The DNA of ancient Canaanites lives on in modern-day Lebanese, genetic analysis shows

Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 17:02 in Paleontology & Archaeology

The Canaanites lived at the crossroads of the ancient world. They experienced wars, conquests and occupations for millennia, and as a result evolutionary geneticists expected that their DNA would become substantially mixed with incoming populations. Astonishingly, new genetic analysis shows that...

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