- USA TODAY - Keith Matheny
DETROIT — A team of nonscientists may have inadvertently confirmed the most important finding in Great Lakes archaeology in at least a decade. The group, made up mostly of Native American tribal citizens,...
Utilizing an algorithm that analyzes genomes, a group of scientists looked at the interbreeding of ancient humans with other species. They found that species belonging to different branches of our family tree interbred on many occasions. The scientists also found DNA from a mysterious ancestor, which is still present in some living people’s genomes.