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Reading Ancient DNA the Community Way

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Science  03 Jun 2005:
Vol. 308, Issue 5727, pp. 1401
DOI: 10.1126/science.308.5727.1401a

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COLD SPRING HARBOR, NEW YORK-- At the Biology of Genomes meeting here, 11 to 15 May, genomicists reported on a new way to distinguish ancient DNA from that of more recent hangers-on that was successfully used to sequence nuclear genes of cave bears from the Pleistocene era (see www.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/abstract/1113485).