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'Viking mouse' invasion tracked
bbc.co.uk ^ | 1 October 2008

Posted on 10/01/2008 7:06:42 PM PDT by Justice Department

Scientists say that studying the genes of mice will reveal new information about patterns of human migration.

They say the rodents have often been fellow travellers when populations set off in search of new places to live - and the details can be recovered.

A paper published in a Royal Society journal analyses the genetic make-up of house mice from more than 100 locations across the UK.

It shows that one distinct strain most probably arrived with the Vikings.

(Excerpt) Read more at news.bbc.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Pets/Animals; Science
KEYWORDS: godsgravesglyphs; mouse; pets; science; theimmigrantsong; valhallaiamcoming; vikings


1 posted on 10/01/2008 7:06:43 PM PDT by Justice Department
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Only one cure for Viking Mice...


2 posted on 10/01/2008 7:10:28 PM PDT by sinanju
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3 posted on 10/01/2008 7:13:25 PM PDT by Justice Department ("Comedy is allied to justice." Aristophenes)
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Viking mouse?

Wellllll, we’ll just have to get the Viking Kitties to play with him! ;^)


4 posted on 10/01/2008 7:15:37 PM PDT by Shelayne (McCain/Palin 08)
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"Wellllll, we’ll just have to get the Viking Kitties to play with him! ;^)"

But of course


5 posted on 10/01/2008 7:22:19 PM PDT by Justice Department ("Comedy is allied to justice." Aristophenes)
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Redwaaaaaaalllll!


6 posted on 10/01/2008 7:22:39 PM PDT by ClearCase_guy (Michelle, spare me your phony outrage, you know as well as I do that dress makes your butt look big)
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To: Shelayne
Play rough?


7 posted on 10/01/2008 7:27:52 PM PDT by Justice Department ("Comedy is allied to justice." Aristophenes)
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I love it! LOL!


8 posted on 10/01/2008 7:30:00 PM PDT by Shelayne (McCain/Palin 08)
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9 posted on 10/01/2008 7:36:22 PM PDT by Daffynition (Follow the dots: Davis, Ayers, Dohrn, Malley, SorosÂ… use a RED crayon.)
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10 posted on 10/01/2008 7:37:08 PM PDT by Justice Department ("Comedy is allied to justice." Aristophenes)
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11 posted on 10/01/2008 7:41:34 PM PDT by Justice Department ("Comedy is allied to justice." Aristophenes)
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To: Daffynition
Eric The Red and friends


12 posted on 10/01/2008 7:45:48 PM PDT by Justice Department ("Comedy is allied to justice." Aristophenes)
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To: Justice Department; MeekOneGOP; Conspiracy Guy; DocRock; King Prout; Darksheare; OSHA; ...
Worthy prey for a Viking Kitty.


13 posted on 10/01/2008 9:32:12 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (~ ~ FREE LAZAMATAZ! ~ ~ [Shipping and handling charges may apply.])
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Oh this is gonna start a fight LOL Its almist as good as a live Troll Zot... things are so bloody series and hugh here right now. Do Ferrets count? They are Rodents too......

SporkWeasel PWNT
14 posted on 10/01/2008 9:38:33 PM PDT by Danae (Read my Lipstick: I AM Sarah Palin)
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15 posted on 10/02/2008 2:51:55 AM PDT by Daffynition (Follow the dots: Davis, Ayers, Dohrn, Malley, SorosÂ… use a RED crayon.)
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The “Hitchikers Guide to The Galaxy” was not fiction?


16 posted on 10/02/2008 5:59:47 AM PDT by TruthWillWin
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17 posted on 10/02/2008 7:20:46 AM PDT by Justice Department ("Comedy is allied to justice." Aristophenes)
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18 posted on 10/02/2008 7:25:56 AM PDT by Justice Department ("Comedy is allied to justice." Aristophenes)
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To: Daffynition
Vikings discovered Central Park

Rats abandoned ship

19 posted on 10/02/2008 7:48:39 AM PDT by Justice Department ("Comedy is allied to justice." Aristophenes)
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20 posted on 10/02/2008 7:26:42 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/_______Profile hasn't been updated since Friday, May 30, 2008)
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“Do Ferrets count? They are Rodents too...”

Actually, they are NOT rodents. I think they are in the same family as weasels, minks, fishers and wolverines. All very deadly for their size.


21 posted on 10/03/2008 7:34:49 AM PDT by gleeaikin
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