Viking genes unravelled

A new study of Viking DNA provides many new insights about the lives of Vikings. Dr Cat Jarman explains what it tells us

Elaborate dragon carvings decorate the prow of the Oseberg longship, circa 800 AD, The Viking Ship Museum, Oslo, Norway (Photo by Alamy)

A new study of Viking DNA provides many new insights about the lives of Vikings. Dr Cat Jarman explains what it tells us, and what questions remain unanswered.

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