Intimate Strangers: law, genetics, Globalisation and the 'Human Family'
- Griffith University, Socio-Legal Research Centre
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- Journal Article
- Australian Feminist Law Journal, 2002, 17 (December), pp. 63 - 82
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MatriLineTM, one of the services offered by the Oxford Ancestors project, a genetic mapping exercise carried out by Professor Brian Sykes of Oxford University, offers women the opportunity of using 'the proven power of mirochondrial DNA to probe into the deep past') MatriLine analyses individual DNA to locate women in relation to a framework of European maternal ancestors, linking them 'to one of seven women: Ursula~ Tara, Helena, Katrine~ Velda, Xenia or Jasmine'
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