Ancient DNA discovery reveals previously unknown population of native Americans

A few years ago the fossilized remains of a baby girl were uncovered in a harsh and isolated part of central Alaska. The remains were dated at 11,500 years old and a new DNA study has now revealed, not only an incredible insight into the origins of human migration into North America, but also the existence of a previously undiscovered population of humans that have been named "Ancient Beringians"... Continue Reading Ancient DNA discovery reveals previously unknown population of native Americans Category: Science Tags: DNA Genetics History Related Articles: Ancient mummy DNA reveals surprises about genetic origins of Egyptians New CRISPR tools enable extraordinarily precise gene editing in human cells Gene therapy reverses muscular dystrophy symptoms in dogs A key to restoring youthful brain plasticity could be in a single

Ancient DNA discovery reveals previously unknown population of native Americans

A few years ago the fossilized remains of a baby girl were uncovered in a harsh and isolated part of central Alaska. The remains were dated at 11,500 years old and a new DNA study has ...

Thu 4 Jan 18 from Gizmag

The 11,500-Year-Old Remains of a Baby Could Reveal How Humans First Came to the Americas

DNA from a six-week-old girl is helping resolve long-standing controversies

Wed 3 Jan 18 from TIME

Alaskan infant's DNA tells story of 'first Americans'

The 11,500-year-old bones of a child unearthed in Alaska shed light on the peopling of the Americas.

Wed 3 Jan 18 from BBC News

Dead infant reveals unknown Native American population

Genetic analysis clarifies and expands understanding of human settlement in North America. Steve Fleischfresser reports.

Wed 3 Jan 18 from Cosmos Magazine

Direct genetic evidence of founding population reveals story of first Native Americans

Direct genetic traces of the earliest Native Americans have been identified for the first time in a new study. The genetic evidence suggests that people may have entered the continent in a single ...

Wed 3 Jan 18 from Phys.org

Infant skeleton sheds new light on early Native American populations

The remains of a six-week-old infant cast new light upon the Native American founding population. Scientists divided the ancient American populations into two categories: the Southern and the ...

Thu 4 Jan 18 from ZME Science

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