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DNA Links Many Native Americans to Infants in Alaskan Grave

Anthropology Professor Dennis O’Rourke and Doctoral student Justin Tackney worked with University of Utah geneticists to sequence the mitochondrial DNA of the two infants – known as USR1 and USR2 for Upward Sun River. Mitochondrial DNA is located in mitochondria, or the power plants of cells. Read the full article here


Last Updated: 3/22/18