Amazonian Native Americans Share Genetic Link with Australasians, Study Shows

A new study, published in the journal Nature, shows that some Amazonian Native Americans descend partly from a Native American population that carried ancestry more closely related to the indigenous peoples of Australasia – Australians, New Guineans and Andaman Islanders – than to any present-day Native Americans or Eurasians. “It’s incredibly surprising. There’s a strong [...] —> Read More