10,000 Years on the Bering Land Bridge

Thursday, February 27, 2014 - 14:30 in Paleontology & Archaeology

Genetic and environmental evidence indicates that after the ancestors of Native Americans left Asia, they spent 10,000 years on a land bridge that once linked Siberia and Alaska. Archaeological evidence is lacking because it drowned when sea levels rose. University of Utah anthropologist Dennis O'Rourke and colleagues make that argument in the Friday, Feb. 28, issue of the journal Science.

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