This Week in Nature

In this week's Nature, researchers from the University of Denmark report on draft genome sequences for two individuals from south-central Siberia who lived some 24,000 years ago and 17,000 years ago. They found that the individuals from Siberia are genetically similar to modern-day western Eurasians and Native Americans, but not east Asians.

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