Current evidence allows multiple models for the peopling of the Americas

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Science Advances  08 Aug 2018:
Vol. 4, no. 8, eaat5473
DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.aat5473

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vol. 4 no. 8

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  • Received for publication March 19, 2018
  • Accepted for publication June 26, 2018

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  1. Ben A. Potter1,*,
  2. James F. Baichtal2,
  3. Alwynne B. Beaudoin3,
  4. Lars Fehren-Schmitz4,
  5. C. Vance Haynes5,
  6. Vance T. Holliday5,
  7. Charles E. Holmes1,
  8. John W. Ives6,
  9. Robert L. Kelly7,
  10. Bastien Llamas8,
  11. Ripan S. Malhi9,
  12. D. Shane Miller10,
  13. David Reich11,12,13,
  14. Joshua D. Reuther1,14,
  15. Stephan Schiffels15 and
  16. Todd A. Surovell7
  1. 1Department of Anthropology, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK 99775, USA.
  2. 2Tongass National Forest, U.S. Forest Service, Thorne Bay, AK 99919, USA.
  3. 3Royal Alberta Museum, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 0G2, Canada.
  4. 4UCSC Paleogenomics Lab, Department of Anthropology, University of California at Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA 95064, USA.
  5. 5School of Anthropology and Department of Geosciences, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA.
  6. 6Institute of Prairie Archaeology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2R3, Canada.
  7. 7Department of Anthropology, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY 82071, USA.
  8. 8Australian Centre for Ancient DNA, Environment Institute, School of Biological Sciences, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia.
  9. 9Department of Anthropology and Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL 61801, USA.
  10. 10Department of Anthropology and Middle Eastern Cultures, Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS 39759, USA.
  11. 11Department of Genetics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA.
  12. 12Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA.
  13. 13Broad Institute of Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard, Cambridge, MA 02142, USA.
  14. 14Archaeology Department, University of Alaska Museum of the North, Fairbanks, AK 99775, USA.
  15. 15Department of Archaeogenetics, Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History, Jena 07745, Germany.
  1. *Corresponding author. Email: bapotter{at}


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