Folktale diffusion traced using genomic data

(Phys.org)A team of researchers with members from several European countries has conducted a study involving tracing the spread of common folktales throughout history in Eurasia. In their paper published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the team describes using genome data to trace two common means of folktale distribution.

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Sun 13 Aug 17 from Ars Technica

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