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Ancient DNA paints genetic portrait of Andes civilisations

An international team of researchers has completed the first large-scale study of DNA belonging to ancient humans of the central Andes in South America and found early genetic differences between groups of nearby regions, and surprising genetic continuity over thousands of years. In the study, published in the journal Cell, researchers analysed the DNA of […]

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Podcast: Mummy knows best

The Australian Centre for Ancient DNA has an international remit, examining material from many countries, cultures and ages. Recent work has focused on the destruction of South American communities following the arrival of European soldiers and settlers. Dr Bastien Llamas explains to Ewart Shaw from Radio Adelaide how the research was initiated. Listen to the podcast

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