Teeth from the remains of African slaves show evidence of cultural modification. A new study traced the DNA from three sets of remains to their region of origin in Africa. Photo: Hannes Schroeder / Natural History Museum of Denmark Teeth from the remains of African slaves show evidence of cultural modification. A new study traced the DNA from three sets of remains to their region of origin in Africa. Photo: Hannes Schroeder / Natural History Museum of Denmark
Teeth from the remains of African slaves show evidence of cultural modification. A new study traced the DNA from three sets of remains to their region of origin in Africa. Photo: Hannes Schroeder / Natural History Museum of Denmark

DNA analysis used to trace the origins of buried slaves

Teeth from the remains of African slaves show evidence of cultural modification. A new study traced the DNA from three sets of remains to their region of origin in Africa. Photo: Hannes Schroeder / Natural History Museum of Denmark Teeth from the remains of African slaves show evidence of cultural modification. A new study traced the DNA from three sets of remains to their region of origin in Africa. Photo: Hannes Schroeder / Natural History Museum of Denmark
Teeth from the remains of African slaves show evidence of cultural modification. A new study traced the DNA from three sets of remains to their region of origin in Africa. Photo: Hannes Schroeder / Natural History Museum of Denmark
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