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Genetics Link Native Americans to Ancient Siberians

Tor overlooking an expanse of the Bering Land Bridge. Recent genetic studies are confirming what scientists have long suspected about the origins of Native Americans ~ their genetic source is in Asia, specifically a mountainous area in southern Siberia known as the Altai region. The new studies are from the University of Pennsylvania and the Institute of Cytology and Genetics in Novosibirsk, Russia.
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Ancient Siberian genome reveals genetic origins of Native Americans

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (last year)

The genome sequence of a 24,000-year-old Siberian individual has provided a key piece of the puzzle in the quest for Native American origins. The ancient Siberian demonstrates genomic signatures that are basal to present-day western... Read Post

10,000 years on the Bering land bridge

Academics / General Science : Science Codex (10 months ago)

SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 27, 2014 – Genetic and environmental evidence indicates that after the ancestors of Native Americans left Asia, they spent 10,000 years in shrubby lowlands on a broad land bridge that once linked Siberia and Ala... Read Post

10,000 years on the Bering Land Bridge: Ancestors of Native Americans paused en route from Asia

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (10 months ago)

Genetic and environmental evidence indicates that after the ancestors of Native Americans left Asia, they spent 10,000 years on a land bridge that once linked Siberia and Alaska. Archaeological evidence is lacking because it drowned... Read Post


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