How advanced genetic techniques can unravel complex human stories

Wednesday, March 23, 2011 - 12:00 in Paleontology & Archaeology

Scholars from all over the world are gathering at the University of Cambridge today for a workshop entitled Studia Stemmatologica. They will be looking at novel ways of applying advanced genetic-mapping techniques to the study of cultural traditions as diverse as music and dance, languages and folk lore, tribal rugs and even tattoos.

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