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Early human dispersals within the Americas

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Studies of the peopling of the Americas have focused on the timing and number of initial migrations. Less attention has been paid to the subsequent spread of people within the Americas. We sequenced 15 ancient human genomes spanning Alaska to Patagonia; six are ≥10,000 years old (up to ~18× coverage). All are most closely related to Native Americans, including an Ancient Beringian individual, and two morphologically distinct “Paleoamericans.” We find evidence of rapid dispersal and early dive...

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10.1126/science.aav2621

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ORCID:
0000-0002-7712-4496
De Barros Damgaard, P More by this author
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0000-0002-2857-3615
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Chan, J
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Publisher:
American Association for the Advancement of Science Publisher's website
Journal:
Science Journal website
Volume:
362
Issue:
6419
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Article: eaav2621
Publication date:
2018-11-08
Acceptance date:
2018-10-30
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EISSN:
1095-9203
ISSN:
0036-8075
Pubs id:
pubs:938433
URN:
uri:4ca2e15b-2cb6-49bd-bd94-b2b2e278258c
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uuid:4ca2e15b-2cb6-49bd-bd94-b2b2e278258c
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pubs:938433
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English

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