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The dark side of religion: how ritual human sacrifice helped create unequal societies

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A new study finds that ritual human sacrifice played a central role in helping those at the top of the social hierarchy maintain power over
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Ancient DNA shows European wipe-out of early Americans

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The first largescale study of ancient DNA from early American people has confirmed the devastating impact of European colonisation on the Indigenous American populations of
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OU anthropologists reconstruct mitogenomes from prehistoric dental calculus

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Using advanced sequencing technologies, University of Oklahoma anthropologists demonstrate that human DNA can be significantly enriched from dental calculus (calcified dental plaque) enabling the reconstruction