A rather interesting article
April 5, 2000 11:21 AM   Subscribe

A rather interesting article on how scientists how found that people with the same surname usually share some common DNA. This could soon be used to track down the original founder of your last name.
posted by Mark (3 comments total)
Isn't it great when you don't relize typos until AFTER you post?
posted by Mark at 11:24 AM on April 5, 2000

Oh, great! A scientific method for finding more in-laws!
posted by sperare at 3:12 PM on April 5, 2000

I actually know exactly where my surname came from, and it's a strange story. (I put it in my Bio section on my web page -- I'm descended from a smartass.)
posted by Steven Den Beste at 12:28 AM on April 7, 2000

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