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4000-Year Old DNA Helps Track the Spread of Rice Farming in Asia

News   May 18, 2018 | Original Story by Lizzie Wade for Science

 
4000-Year Old DNA Helps Track the Spread of Rice Farming in Asia

DNA from ancient skeletons confirms that migrating farmers introduced rice to Southeast Asia, including Vietnam. Credit: Nguyen Huy Kham/Reuters

 
 
 

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