Scientists analyze first ancient human DNA from Southeast Asia

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Results reveal three major waves of migration

Date: May 17, 2018
Source: Harvard Medical School
Summary:
Researchers have completed the first whole-genome analysis of ancient human DNA from Southeast Asia Study identifies at least three major waves of human migration into the region over the last 50,000 years, each shaping the genetics of Southeast Asia.

Field workers excavate ancient human remains at Man Bac, Vietnam, in 2007. DNA from skeletons at this site was included in the current study.
Credit: Lorna Tilley, Australian National University

The first whole-genome analyses of ancient human DNA from Southeast Asia reveal that there were at least three major waves of human migration into the region over the last 50,000 years.

The research, published online May 17 in Science, complements what is known from archaeological, historical and linguistic studies of Southeast Asia, defined as the area east of India and south of China. Tiếp tục đọc “Scientists analyze first ancient human DNA from Southeast Asia”