Towards the Origin of America’s First Settlers

Interesting news from the genetics world.  We’re slowly building a clearer picture of early Americans.

“A new genetic study of South American natives, published on the journal PLOS Genetics, provides scientific evidence to reformulate the traditional model and define new theories of human settlement of the Americas” from a new article by Professor Daniel Turbón, from the Department of Animal Biology of the University of Barcelona.

“This new research is based on the analysis of male Y-chromosomal genetic markers in about one thousand individuals, representing 50 tribal South American native populations.”

Read more about it here.

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About George Crawford

archaeologist, archer, primitive technologist, and wannabee musician ... mostly
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