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  • Crusaders 'Left Genetic Legacy'

    03/27/2008 6:29:52 PM PDT · by blam · 81 replies · 1,549+ views
    BBC ^ | 3-27-2008
    Crusaders 'left genetic legacy' The genetic signature can be traced to Europe Scientists have detected the faint genetic traces left by medieval crusaders in the Middle East. The team says it found a particular DNA signature which recently appeared in Lebanon and is probably linked to the crusades. The finding comes from the Genographic Project, a major effort to track human migrations through DNA. Details of the research have been published in the American Journal of Human Genetics. The researchers found that some Christian men in Lebanon carry a DNA signature hailing from Western Europe. The scientists also found that...
  • Number Of Mexican Migrant Deaths Along Border To Reach Record Numbers in 2007, Says Mexican Official

    11/06/2007 2:47:09 PM PST · by SwinneySwitch · 45 replies · 357+ views
    AHN News ^ | November 6, 2007 | Jessica Pupovac
    Mexico City, Mexico (AHN) - Nearly 500 Mexicans have died along the U.S.-Mexico border so far in 2007, a Mexican official said Monday, making it the "largest migrant cemetery in the world." The number does not include migrants from other Latin American countries. The deputy of Mexico's Secretary of the Commission of Population, Border and Immigration Issues, Edmundo Ramirez Martinez, said that on October 30, the number of Mexican deaths had already reached 470. This makes it highly likely that this year's casualties will surpass those in 2006, which were just over 500. In 2005, approximately 375 Mexican migrants died...