"Native Americans may have a more complicated heritage than previously believed."
Nearly one-third of Native American
genes come from west Eurasian people linked to the Middle East and
Europe, rather than entirely from East Asians as previously thought,
according to a newly sequenced genome.
From National Geographic
Willerslev believes the discovery provides
simpler and more likely explanations to long-standing controversies
related to the peopling of the Americas.
News report based on research published in Nature 505,p87–91 doi:10.1038/nature12736