Scientists Reveal Massive U.S. Baby Boom From 1500 Years Ago

July 1, 2014 12:52 PM

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Scientists Reveal Massive U.S. Baby Boom From 1500 Years Ago

Scientists have discovered that there was a massive growth in population among Native Americans around 500 and 1300 AD.

Their study, which was published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, shows that the boom came during a time when early signs of civilization led to an increase in birth rates that was larger than "the highest in the world today."

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