Thursday, November 21, 2013
Ancient Siberian genome publication out in Nature
The 42,000 year old genome of the Siberian child earlier announced in Science News is now officially published in this week's Nature. When compared with various living human groups, researchers found the individual to be most closely related to Native Americans, but also that a portion of the genome was most closely related to western Europeans. This week's Nature Podcast features an interview with the lead author.