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Researchers find genetic ‘fingerprints’ of ancient migrations in modern-day United Arab Emirates

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The FINANCIAL — A team of geneticists and archaeologists have analysed the fine-scale genetic structure and ancestry of nearly 1200 people from the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and found genetic traces of population mixing spanning thousands of years.…

Gene that affects iron metabolism linked to improved performance in athletes

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The FINANCIAL -- A genetic variation that regulates iron metabolism may enhance athletes’ endurance performance, researchers at the University of Toronto have found.…