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How the First Americans Got There

This week, researches published a genetic analysis of the 11,500-year-old remains of a baby found in Alaska, near where the first Americans crossed the Bering land bridge. That analysis has answered some lingering questions about human migration to the Americas.

Thumbnail Image Credit: Eric S. Carlson in collaboration with Ben Potter

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Sources:
http://press.nature.com/?post_type=press_release&p=100893
http://nature.com/articles/doi:10.1038/nature25173
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25385599
http://www.pnas.org/content/112/45/13833.abstract

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