Tuesday, July 03, 2018

My WeGene DNA results are in!

My hopes of being an ethnic Chinese minority were dashed. I'm just a regular majoritarian Han.

The split makes sense. My mother is from the Beijing-Tianjin northern area. My father's family is from the Shanghai southern area. The 6% remainder is curious. According to 23AndMe, I'm 5% Korea, 1% Japanese.

I did hear a DNA expert on NPR compare our current understanding of DNA ancestry to Galileo with his crappy telescope.

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