Tag: "surnames" at medical news
DNA Link to a Lost Colony
...and historical narratives have gathered around 168 surnames
that could be connected with the settlers. This could give facts of the English trying to colonize the new world. "The Lost Colony story is the biggest unsolved mystery in the history of America," said Roberta Estes, owner of DNA Explain, a private...
Chinese Surname Shortage Sparks Rethink
...hile 88 million were called Zhang. A further seven surnames
-- including Chen, Zhou and Lin -- are held by at ...ic security, parents will be able to combine their surnames
for their children, a move that could open up 1.28 million new possibilities, the China Daily report...
Gene Bias: Onomastics of Shared Surnames among Men Reveals Genetic links
...names. DNA of 150 pairs of men with shared British surnames
was compared to reveal that at least 25% of the pa...m pairs. It was observed that pairs sharing common surnames
are more likely to share Y chromosomes, than pairs with different names. It was also seen that the l...