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  1. Aaron

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    http://www.washingtonpost.com/natio...hpModule_04941f10-8a79-11e2-98d9-3012c1cd8d1e

    Originally excavated in the 1950s, the remains of the boy had been tucked away in the bowels of a museum in St. Petersburg. He was only about 3 years old when he died, buried with a variety of “grave goods” such as a swan figurine and ivory pendant.

    When evolutionary biologist Eske Willerslev at Copenhagen University first sequenced the DNA, extracted from the boy’s upper arm bone, he swore it was a mistake. It said the boy belonged to a lineage commonly found among Europeans, but not in East Asians.
     
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    I almost titled this thread:
    "Native" Americans Actually Eurasion Immigrants
     

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