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‘Extreme inbreeding’ revealed by massive human-genome survey

The painting 'Zeus and Hera on Mount Ida, 1775, Lens, Andreas or Andries (1739-1822).

According to Greek legend, the goddess Hera (right) had children with her brother Zeus (centre), providing a mythological example of extreme inbreeding. Credit: Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna/Bridgeman Images

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Nature 573, 167 (2019)




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