A few comments on this Philistine DNA story going around, as someone who spent many years involved in the archaeology of the Philistines . . .
DNA Begins to Unlock Secrets of the Ancient Philistines
"That contributes genetic evidence to the idea that people migrating eastward from the Mediterranean sailed to the shores of the Levant and helped contribute to the beginnings of the Philistines".
DNA Begins to Unlock Secrets of the Ancient Philistines