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Is this russian landscape the birthplace of native americans?


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Geplaatst op 04 februari 2012 - 00:25

Is This Russian Landscape the Birthplace of Native Americans?
Mountainous region of Siberia gave rise to New World peoples, study says.

Native Americans originated from a small mountainous region in southern Siberia, new genetic research shows. The work is the most targeted study yet to suggest a genetic "homeland" for North America's indigenous peoples, according to the authors.

New DNA analysis of ethnic groups living in the Altay Mountains (see map) revealed a unique genetic mutation that also occurs in modern-day northern Native Americans.

A possible link between Siberians and Native Americans is an "age-old question" that was first raised by European explorers in the New World, said study leader Theodore Schurr, an anthropologist at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.
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Bron: National Geographic


Lees verder: http://news.national...es-dna-science/

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