Ancient DNA is Rewriting Human (and Neanderthal) History – The Atlantic

A story in The Atlantic shows the immense changes in our understanding of pre-historical civilizations and human development through the cheap and effective analysis of skeletal remains.

The new DNA analysis methods allow for the understanding of ethnic movements and developments across time and how they relate to modern humans. This is a new frontier in anthropology, and is going to be a source for rewritten histories for decades to come.

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