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Most human DNA traced to single exodus from Africa long ago

Natives of Papua New Guinea may be a rare exception, with clues their ancient ancestors migrated much earlier
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Human DNA tied mostly to single exodus from Africa long ago

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The genetic ancestry of people living outside Africa can be traced almost completely to a single exodus of humans from that continent long ago, new studies suggest.


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