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Paisley Caves Yield 13,000-Year Old Western Stemmed Points, More Human DNA

July 12, 2012

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Western stemmed projectile points dating to at least 13,200 calendar years ago have been uncovered in Oregon's Paisley Caves. Researchers from 13 institutions report the discovery and provide substantial new documentation that confirms the human DNA pulled earlier from dried feces in the caves also dates to the same time period. Full Story

University of Oregon

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