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Friday, June 5, 1998 Published at 18:35 GMT 19:35 UK


Special Report





Virtual scientists open genetic history book

A groundbreaking US-Uzbek-British expedition called EurAsia '98 is en-route to Central Asia, seeking to map the movements of peoples many thousands of years ago - and the whole expedition is being made available on the Web.





What is anthropological genetics?

Still in its infancy, anthropological genetics has already shown that Europeans are not descendants of Neanderthals and that Mongols did rather more pillaging than raping during their conquest of Asia - but what is it?





To be in Tbilisi

The BBC's Darius Bazargan reports:

ALSO:
Hoping for the best, planning for the worst


Meet the team
Meet the team of EurAsia 98 The hard work begins
BBC's Darius Bazargan reports




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Special Report Contents
- Louise Woodward case
- El Nino
- House of Lords
- Unabomber
- Mars Surveyor probe
- Education League Tables
- Whitbread yacht race
- Space
- Single currency
- ISS




1998 Contents

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Balloon race

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Five Nations

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Welfare Reform

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Elgar

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Bon Appetit

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Kosovo

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Health

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India Elections

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Clinton Scandal

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liberal democrats

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WEF Davos

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04/98

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Asian economic crises

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Valentine

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1970s

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Drugs in sport

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Diana

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Chinese New Year

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Water Week

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Food Agency

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Super Bowl XXXII

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Karla Faye Tucker

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Millennium Dome

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Northern Ireland

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Car Crash

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Sri Lanka

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EU Enlargement

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Gulf War Syndrome

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Encryption

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Australian Republic

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Pope in Cuba

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London Referendum

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Woodward

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PNG

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Bloody Sunday

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Eurasia 98

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US abortion rights

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Hooligans

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Viagra