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Genome sequence of a 45,000-year-old modern human from western Siberia
We present the high-quality genome sequence of a ∼45,000-year-old modern human male from Siberia. This individual derives from a population that lived before—or simultaneously with—the separation ofExpand
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Dates Are Not Just Data: Paleolithic Settlement Patterns in Siberia Derived from Radiocarbon Records
The large radiocarbon database now established for Paleolithic sites in Siberia and the Russian Far East can be used to build up a picture of relative population size in these regions. We considerExpand
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Patterns of nucleotide misincorporations during enzymatic amplification and direct large-scale sequencing of ancient DNA
Whereas evolutionary inferences derived from present-day DNA sequences are by necessity indirect, ancient DNA sequences provide a direct view of past genetic variants. However, base lesions thatExpand
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New Light on the Earliest Hominid Occupation in East Asia1
xing gao, qi wei , chen shen, and susan keates Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, P.O. Box 643, Beijing 100044, China (gao.xing@ivpp.ac.cn) (GaoExpand
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Tektites and the age paradox in mid-pleistocene china.
The article by Hou Yamei et al . ([1][1]), if correct, demonstrates that 800 thousand years ago (ka) people in southern China were making stone tools as sophisticated as any being made in Africa atExpand
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Early and middle Pleistocene hominid behaviour in northern China
The fossil record of the Far East has been the focus of debate and confusion since the discovery of Javanese and Chinese specimen at the end of the 19th century. Both the paleontological and lithicExpand
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Current research in Chinese Pleistocene archaeology
T volume, edited by C. Shen and S. G. Keates, comprises 12 papers (23 authors) and is dedicated to Professor Wei Qi for his “life-long research on the geoarchaeology, biostratigraphy and PalaeolithicExpand
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First direct dating of a presumed Pleistocene hominid from China: AMS radiocarbon age of a femur from the Ordos Plateau.
Human remains from the Xarusgol Valley, Ordos Plateau, northwestern China, have been considered to date to the Late Pleistocene. In order to ascertain their true age, direct AMS (14)C dating of aExpand
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On the Dispersion of Homo sapiens in Eastern Indonesia: The Palaeolithic of South Sulawesi
Biologisch-Archaeologisch Instituut, University of Groningen, Poststraat 6, 97I2 ER Groningen, Netherlands (Bartstra)/Department of Ethnology and Prehistory, University of Oxford, 6o Banbury Rd.,Expand
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