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Skeleton Found in Underwater Cave in Mexico Yielding Secrets

Sam Meacham, a researcher with the Meadows Center for Water and the Environment at Texas State University, is part of the archaeological dive team exploring the Hoyo Negro site in Mexico's Yucatán.

The discovery of a well-preserved human skeleton deep within a submerged Yucatán cave is shedding new light on the debate ...

Sam Meacham, a researcher with the Meadows Center for Water and the Environment at Texas State University, is part of the archaeological dive team exploring the Hoyo Negro site in Mexico's Yucatán, where a 12,000-year-old skeleton found in the underwater cave is yielding new information about the origins of the earliest Americans. DNA taken from the teeth of the skull suggests a genetic link between Paleoamericans and modern Native Americans, according to a report in the journal Science. (San Marcos Mercury)

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