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Viking DNA and the pitfalls of genetic ancestry tests

By Anna Källén, Associate Professor of Archaeology and Researcher in Heritage Studies, Stockholm University
Daniel Strand, Ph.D. in History of Ideas at Centre for Multidisciplinary Studies on Racism, Uppsala University
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Genetic ancestry tests may sound like a bit of fun, but in an era marked by increasing xenophobia, it's important to be aware of the interplay between genetics and ideas of race.


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