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There's no place like home 2 - The People of the British Isles

Monday 15th Dec 2014, 09.00am

This podcast is part of the The Big Questions series.

Bruce Winney describes the influx of humans to the British Isles, including the Romans, Anglo Saxons and Vikings. By comparing and contrasting the genetic make-up of patients, researchers can explore how genetics can influence disease.

The data can also reveal how much of an effect early settlers had on the population of today.

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