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Science  10 May 2013:
Vol. 340, Issue 6133, pp. 664-666
DOI: 10.1126/science.340.6133.664-d

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When settlers in the Jamestown, Virginia, colony ran out of food in the winter of 1609, some contemporary records suggest they resorted to eating each other. Now, scientists have found the first physical evidence that they did. And rumors surrounding a bizarre 6-inch-long skeleton have been put to rest with scientists confirming that the specimen is human.