Ancient Peruvian Tombs & DNA

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by James Blake Wiener
published on 23 April 2012
MSNBC is reporting that ancient Peruvian tombs are revealing fascinating genetic and cultural secrets. Throughout the centuries, many Andean peoples in Peru buried their dead in vertical tombs called "chullpas." Researchers from the University of Warsaw have traced genomic sequences of dozens of individuals, buried in the chullpas, encountering some surprising discoveries. Please click here to read the article in full.
Posted by James Blake Wiener on April 23, 2012, 23:21.


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