DNA reveals history of vanished 'Paleo-Eskimos'

August 28, 2014 6:53 PM

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DNA reveals history of vanished 'Paleo-Eskimos'

DNA sequences from living and ancient inhabitants show a single influx from Siberia produced all the "Paleo-Eskimo" cultures, which died out 700 years ago.

Previously our understanding of this history was based largely on cultural artefacts, dug up by archaeologists.

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