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Posted: Thursday, February 13, 2014 10:33 am | Updated: 12:22 pm, Sat Feb 15, 2014.

NEW YORK — The DNA of a baby boy who was buried in Montana 12,600 years ago has been recovered, and it provides new indications of the ancient roots of today’s American Indians and other native peoples of the Americas.

It’s the oldest genome ever recovered from the New World. Artifacts found with the body show the boy was part of the Clovis culture, which existed in North America from about 13,000 years ago to about 12,600 years ago and is named for an archaeological site near Clovis, N.M.

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4 comments:

  • Juan Hernandez posted at 3:33 pm on Sun, Feb 16, 2014.

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    Por lo que veo, entre lo que se escribe y lo que se publica. hay una GRAN DIFERENCIA. Debe de exister un grave problema de ¿traducción?

     
  • Juan Hernandez posted at 3:31 pm on Sun, Feb 16, 2014.

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    Este artículo me parece muy INTERESANTE. El hallazgo de estos restos de un antepasado indígena, sin duda, es un hito importante para la etnografía y la ciencia.

     
  • Babu Ranganathan posted at 8:46 am on Fri, Feb 14, 2014.

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    HOW DID MY DNA MAKE ME? (Internet Article) When you divide a cake, the parts are smaller than the original cake and the cake never gets bigger. When we were a single cell and that cell divided, the new cells were the same size as the original and we got bigger. New material had to come from somewhere. That new material came from food. The sequence of molecules in our DNA directed the molecules from our mother's food, we received in the womb, to become new cells forming all the tissues and organs of our body. When you understand how your DNA works, you'll also understand how egg yolks can become chickens. Read my popular Internet article: HOW DID MY DNA MAKE ME? Just google the title to access the article.

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  • Donald Law posted at 12:43 pm on Thu, Feb 13, 2014.

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    Well first I want to say I have been in China from the south to the north and the only place I have seen some possible match in resemblance was in the North of China and in Mongolia. The DNA suggest Central and Southern America and asia. So to my thinking what possible happened was a tribe from asia met a tribe from central and the baby is the outcome. The Southern Indian in the USA today in New Mexico I believe is from South America and the Northern Indian today is from the Asia since the Eskimo looks simular to the Mongolians and that is what I see in the North America Indians. Since I have been in the far North Thule Greenland and in Asia along with living in North America to South America I feel that I have a better understanding of the DNA.

     
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