DNA study backs theory of massive steppe migration to Europe

March 3, 2015 11:47 AM

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BERLIN (AP) — A wave of migrants from the eastern fringes of Europe some 4,500 years ago left their trace in the DNA — and possibly the languages — of modern Europeans, according to a new study.

Scientists discovered evidence of this Stone Age migration by analyzing DNA of 69 people who lived across Europe between 8,000 and 3,000 years ago.

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