Discovery of earliest evidence of human DNA puts Oregon's Paisley Caves on National Register of Historic Places

October 6, 2014 2:01 PM

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A cave complex near Paisley in Oregon is now in the list of National Register of Historic Places after it was discovered to hold DNA evidence of human occupation 14,300 years ago, or about 1,000 years earlier than the period associated with the Clovis people believed to be the first inhabitants of America.(Photo : University of Oregon)

A cave complex near Paisley in Oregon is now in the list of National Register of Historic Places after it was discovered to hold DNA evidence of human occupation 14,300 years ago, or about 1,000 years earlier than the period associated with the Clovis people believed to be the first inhabitants of A...

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