Tuesday, 8 September 2015

Ancient DNA cracks puzzle of Basque origins

DNA from ancient remains seems to have solved the puzzle of one of Europe's most enigmatic people: the Basques. 

The distinct language and genetic make-up of the Basque people in northern Spain and southern France has puzzled anthropologists for decades.

The new study also goes some way to explaining some of the differences between the Basques and their neighbours in France and Spain. - Read the full story on the BBC website.

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