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Old 03-08-2010, 08:08 PM   #1
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Default Ancient DNA Reveals Caribou History Linked to Volcanic Eruption

Ancient DNA Reveals Caribou History Linked to Volcanic Eruption
ScienceDaily
Feb. 22, 2010

Ancient DNA reveals caribou history linked to volcanic eruption
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Tyler Kuhn, a Whitehorse native and Simon Fraser University graduate researcher, were able to coax short bits of ancient DNA from caribou bones found in 6,000-yr-old ice patches scattered across an area just north of the British Columbia border.

He and colleagues from Alberta, Alaska, Pennsylvania and Oxford compared this ancient DNA with DNA from caribou living nearby today. To their surprise, DNA from bones older than 1,000 years in the Whitehorse area...
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