As genetic research is increasingly applied to new areas of study, including in archaeological and heritage contexts, a range of questions arise concerning the social, ethical, legal, and political implications of ancient DNA. This fact sheet explains the nature and challenges of aDNA research, and why information from it is important and relevant to people today.
A Fact Sheet on ancient DNA from IPinCH's "Bioarchaeology, DNA, and Indigeneity" Research Theme.
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