Prof. Eran Halperin of TAU's Blavatnik School of Computer Science and Department of Molecular Microbiology and Biotechnology, along with a group of researchers from University of California, Los Angeles, are giving new meaning to the term "genetic mapping." Using a probabilistic model of genetic traits for every coordinate on the globe, the researchers claim to have developed a method for determining more precisely the geographical location of a person's ancestral origins.
You can read the details in an article in Medical News Today at http://goo.gl/9Eho7.
My thanks to Kristie Mertz for telling me about the article.
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