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Texas A&M: 24,000-year-old skeletal remains raise new questions about first Americans

November 20, 2013

remains of 24,000 Year-Old Mal'ta Boy Results from a DNA study of a young boy's skeletal remains believed to be 24,000 years old could turn the archaeological world upside down--it's been proven that nearly 30 percent of modern Native Americans' ancestry came from this youngster's gene pool, suggesting first americans came directly from Siberia, according to a research team that includes a Texas A&M University professor. Full Story

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