Ancient human genome sequence of an extinct Palaeo-Eskimo

In Nature: Editor's summary; pdf. "First ancient human sequenced":
Based on their analysis of the SNPs, the researchers were not only able to detect the ancient Saqqaq's geographical origins, but also determine many of his traits. They found that he was an inbred male, with A-positive blood, brown eyes, non-white skin, thick dark hair, and shovel-graded front teeth typical of Asian and Native American populations. [. . .] Willerslev said he's optimistic that other samples will provide the DNA fragments needed for similar sequencing efforts.

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