Wednesday, February 13, 2008

More DNA Evidence for World Migration Theory

Settlement of Americas a 3-Act Play by Charles Q. Choi
Special to LiveScience
Tue Feb 12, 9:55 PM ET
The epic journey by which the Americas were first settled has been a great mystery for centuries. Did it happen by land or by sea? Did it happen one dozen or so millennia ago or three dozen? The answer might be "yes." New findings reveal the settling of the New World did not come in a single burst, as is suggested by
most theories, but was, in a way, a play with three acts, each separated by thousands of generations.
The first stage of this voyage involved a gradual migration of people from Asia through Siberia starting about 40,000 years ago into Beringia, a once-habitable grassland....

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