This Week in Nature

In this week's Nature, an international research team reports the sequenced genome of a human infant who lived in Alaska roughly 11,500 years ago, providing genetic evidence that all Native American populations arose from the same source population during a single migration event in the Late Pleistocene. By comparing the infant's genome to other ancient and modern ones, the scientists found that the infant is closely related to present-day Native Americans.

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