Ancestry estimation in South Africa using craniometrics and geometric morphometrics.

  title={Ancestry estimation in South Africa using craniometrics and geometric morphometrics.},
  author={Kyra E Stull and Michael W. Kenyhercz and Ericka N L'abb{\'e}},
  journal={Forensic science international},
Population history and positive assortative mating directs gene flow in such a way that biological differences are recognized among groups. In turn, forensic anthropologists quantify biological differences to estimate ancestry. Some anthropologists argue that highly admixed population groups, such as South African coloureds, cannot achieve acceptable accuracies because within group variance is too large. Whereas ancestry estimation in South Africa has been limited to craniometric data from… CONTINUE READING
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