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Are Ashkenazi Jews genetically more European than Semitic?

Referring to this article Surprise: Ashkenazi Jews Are Genetically European. But a new study suggests that at least their (Ashkenazi Jews) maternal lineage may derive largely from Europe. ...
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Did Neanderthals keep Cro-Magnons as sex-slaves?

Some time ago, it was thought that modern people came from Cro-Magnons, and Neanderthals became extinct. But after the Neanderthal genome project, we found that modern people have from 1% to 4% of ...
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Are Ashkenazi Jews largely descended from Khazars?

There is an obvious ethnic subdivision within Jews, between the Sephardic and the Ashkenazi. In several vaguely antisemitic websites (see for instance, here, here, and here ), but also in a completely ...
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Are Adolf Hitler's DNA samples available?

A recent report published by LePoint claims that a Frenchman named Jean-Marie Loret is Hitler's son. The evidence in favor of this claim cited by the Huffington Post includes: Hitler and Loret have ...
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Is one in two hundred men a descendant of Genghis Khan?

I've read years ago that 8% of all Asian men and thus 0.5% of all men would be descendant of Genghis Khan. Is there any truth to this? Or was this some trick to get their paper published? EDIT: ...