Forensic scientists in Beijing say they analysed hundreds of samples to find genetic variations in three ethnic groups from East Asia. Photo: Shutterstock
Forensic scientists in Beijing say they analysed hundreds of samples to find genetic variations in three ethnic groups from East Asia. Photo: Shutterstock
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Scientists find genetic differences between northern Chinese, Koreans and Japanese

  • Forensic academy researchers say the variations could be used by police to trace someone’s origin to help identify a body
  • Gene variations between people from different ethnic groups have generally been found to be negligible

Forensic scientists in Beijing say they analysed hundreds of samples to find genetic variations in three ethnic groups from East Asia. Photo: Shutterstock
Forensic scientists in Beijing say they analysed hundreds of samples to find genetic variations in three ethnic groups from East Asia. Photo: Shutterstock
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