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DNA from Sitting Bull's hair confirms living great-grandson's ancestry

A sample of Sitting Bull's hair has helped scientists confirm that a South Dakota man is the famed 19th century Native American leader's great-grandson using a new method to analyze family lineages with DNA fragments from long-dead people.
1 month ago|Washington, United States

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DNA from Sitting Bull's hair confirms living great-grandson's ancestry

A sample of Sitting Bull's hair has helped scientists confirm that a South Dakota man is the famed 19th century Native American leader's great-grandson using a new method to analyze family lineages with DNA fragments from long-dead people. Researchers said on Wednesday that DNA extracted from the hair, which had been stored at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, confirmed the familial relationship between Sitting Bull, who died in 1890,…

1 month ago|Los Angeles, United States
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Sitting Bull: DNA confirms great-grandson's identity

A sample of the Native American leader's hair confirms the identity of his great-grandson.

1 month ago|United Kingdom
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DNA from Sitting Bull’s hair confirms US man is his great-grandson

Study is the first time DNA from a long-dead person was used to demonstrate a familial link between a living individual and a historical figure

1 month ago|London, United Kingdom
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DNA from Sitting Bull's hair confirms living great-grandson's ancestry

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON - A sample of Sitting Bull's hair has helped scientists confirm that a South Dakota man is the famed 19th century Native American leader's great-grandson using a new method to analyze family lineages with DNA fragments from long-dead people. Researchers said on Wednesday that DNA extracted from the hair, which had been stored at the Smithsonian Institution in

1 month ago|United Kingdom
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DNA from Sitting Bull's Hair Confirms South Dakota Man is His Great-grandson

The study represented the first time that DNA from a long-dead person was used to demonstrate a familial relationship between a living individual and a historical figure.

1 month ago|India
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A man claimed he was related to Sitting Bull. Now, DNA proves he's his great-grandson.

A new DNA technique confirmed Ernie LaPointe is the great-grandson of legendary Native American leader Sitting Bull.

1 month ago|United States
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American man revealed to be Sitting Bull’s great grandson via DNA test

Researchers matched DNA from Sitting Bull’s hair and samples from his ancestor

1 month ago|London, United Kingdom
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DNA reveals origins of enigmatic mummies buried in a Chinese desert

Since their discovery, the ancestry of hundreds of mummified bodies buried in boats in an inhospitable desert region of northwest China has puzzled and divided archaeologists.

1 month ago|Atlanta, United States
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Man confirmed to be great-grandson of Sitting Bull using DNA from centuries-old lock of hair

It took scientists 14 years to extract enough DNA to link the man to Sitting Bull's bloodline.

1 month ago|New York, United States
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DNA confirms man is Sitting Bull’s great-grandson

A man’s claim to be the great-grandson of Sitting Bull has been confirmed using DNA taken from the Native American leader’s scalp lock – billed as the first time genetic evidence has corroborated a family relationship between a historic figure and a living descendant.The breakthrough was made possible by a new technique that can yield useful genetic information from a tiny or fragmented sample of ancient DNA, developed by a team of scientists le…

1 month ago|Hong Kong
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