Scientists conduct excavation work in South Sulawesi, Indonesia. Photo: Handout Scientists conduct excavation work in South Sulawesi, Indonesia. Photo: Handout
Scientists conduct excavation work in South Sulawesi, Indonesia. Photo: Handout
Indonesia

DNA from 7,000-year-old skeleton of girl in Indonesia found remarkably preserved

  • Scientists found and excavated the partially-preserved skeleton from a limestone cave on the island of Sulawesi
  • They were able to extract DNA from an ear bone, and analysis revealed the skeleton belonged to a female who was around 17-18 years old

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Scientists conduct excavation work in South Sulawesi, Indonesia. Photo: Handout Scientists conduct excavation work in South Sulawesi, Indonesia. Photo: Handout
Scientists conduct excavation work in South Sulawesi, Indonesia. Photo: Handout
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