The genetic profile of remains found in a cave in the Altai mountains suggests people with different backgrounds were living in the region around the same time, according to the study. Photo: Alexey A. Tishkin
The genetic profile of remains found in a cave in the Altai mountains suggests people with different backgrounds were living in the region around the same time, according to the study. Photo: Alexey A. Tishkin
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Ancient Siberian genomes show migration from North America to North Asia, scientists say

  • Team analysed the genetic data of 10 individuals up to 7,500 years old, a previously unknown hunter-gatherer group in the Altai-Sayan region
  • There were ‘multiple phases of Native American-related gene flow into northeastern Asia over the past 5,000 years’, according to the study

The genetic profile of remains found in a cave in the Altai mountains suggests people with different backgrounds were living in the region around the same time, according to the study. Photo: Alexey A. Tishkin
The genetic profile of remains found in a cave in the Altai mountains suggests people with different backgrounds were living in the region around the same time, according to the study. Photo: Alexey A. Tishkin
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