Results reveal three major waves of migration
- Date: May 17, 2018
- Source: Harvard Medical School
Researchers have completed the first whole-genome analysis of ancient human DNA from Southeast Asia Study identifies at least three major waves of human migration into the region over the last 50,000 years, each shaping the genetics of Southeast Asia.
Field workers excavate ancient human remains at Man Bac, Vietnam, in 2007. DNA from skeletons at this site was included in the current study. –Credit: Lorna Tilley, Australian National University