Late Pleistocene human skeleton and mtDNA link Paleoamericans and modern Native Americans.


Because of differences in craniofacial morphology and dentition between the earliest American skeletons and modern Native Americans, separate origins have been postulated for them, despite genetic evidence to the contrary. We describe a near-complete human skeleton with an intact cranium and preserved DNA found with extinct fauna in a submerged cave on… (More)
DOI: 10.1126/science.1252619


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