The Discovery Of Two 11,500-Year-Old Skeletons Provides Insight Into Early Human DNA

Human DNA was first discovered in the 1860s, and ever since, scientists have continued to make new discoveries that provide insight into the reality of early human life. In 2018, a group of scientists unearthed the skeletons of two Native American infants, and the discovery unlocked information beyond what they could have expected. Keep reading to learn more about their discovery.

Archaeologists Unearthed Two Infant Skeletons

In 2018, archaeologists unearthed the skeletons of two Native American infants. Both were 11,500 years old and part of the same family.

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These were not normal skeletons. They were well-preserved enough to inform scientists about early humans. In fact, they provide information about the first humans to ever visit North America.