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A golden age of ancient DNA science begins

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Vasika
Udurawane

Lead Writer
Back then, this nascent field was bogged down with fundamental issues like distinguishing authentic DNA from contamination. Simply recovering enough nuclear DNA to say anything sensible at all about human origins would have been a really big achievement. But following some remarkable technical developments in that time, including next generation sequencing, ancient DNA research is beginning to come of age.
Source: Phys.org
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