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Native American Genomic Diversity through Ancient DNA
- O’Connor, Timothy D.
- Cell 2018 v.175 no.5 pp. 1173-1174
- DNA, ancestry, genetic variation, South America
- Ancient DNA is a powerful tool to understand the evolutionary dynamics of both current and ancestral populations. Posth et al. use ancient DNA to elucidate important questions surrounding the peopling of Central and South America, giving us greater insights into the ancestry of genetically understudied populations.