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The AP is reporting on a new study proving that nearly all of today's Native Americans — in North, Central and South America — can trace their ancestry back to 6 women. The women left a particular DNA legacy, passed only from mother to daughter, and immigrated to North America between 18,000 and 21,000 years ago. But the six "founding mothers" didn't live in Asia, because the DNA signatures they left behind aren't found there. Most likely, they were from Beringia, the now-submerged land bridge that's between what are now Siberia and Alaska. Any Native Americans reading? My mom's half Chickasaw, yo! [Brietbart]

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stacyinbean

@I, SBJ, A Fucking Dyke: I'm in. I love teh swimming. And this is a pretty badass study, at least in terms of findings. Much better than our typical "Scientists determine cupcakes taste good" studies.