Ancient DNA Provides New Insights into The Early Peopling of The Caribbean

Posted by Jean-Yves on Jun 10, 2020

According to a new study by an international team of researchers from the Caribbean, Europe and North America, the Caribbean was settled by several successive population dispersals that originated on the American mainland.

The Caribbean was one of the last regions of the Americas to be settled by humans. Now, a new study published in the journal Science sheds new light on how the islands were settled thousands of years ago.

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I recently found out that I was almost 50% native American and parts of Mexico and almost 50% From Europe through DNA. This article adds another possible or additional path to understanding the migration of possible ancestors. I find DNA amazing! Love to read about it in general.


Very interesting, but mostly a teaser for the real article, which is behind a paywall. Nice pictures, but one of them is useless without a legend.


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