Earliest Americans, Lost Families and a Haunting Gene

March 13, 2020
This week we're reading stories about Neanderthal children, the earliest immigrants to the Americas, and about a researcher who spent decades studying Huntington's disease, the rare genetic illness that killed her mother and threatens to take her as well.
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One if by Land, Two if by Sea: New Genetics Study Indicates Multiple Paleo-Indian Migration Routes

January 08, 2009
It seems like new discoveries about the peopling of the Americas are a dime a dozen these days.   Without a doubt, the journey those first Americans took from the...
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It’s All About the Seaweed: New Theories on the Peopling of the Americas

May 09, 2008
One of the most exciting aspects of archaeology is how new research can alter previously held notions about prehistoric events.One of the most hotly debated of these events is the...
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The Amazing Journey: A New Synthesis for the Peopling of America

March 07, 2008
People who study the spread of humans to the Americas can agree on one thing — the first migrants crossed from Asia by way of a land bridge connecting Siberia...
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