Contact: Brian Kemp
Washington State University
Caption: Washington State University molecular anthropologist Brian Kemp examines a tooth from Naia, an adolescent girl who fell into a Yucatan sinkhole some 12,000 years ago. Kemp led genetics work on the girl that is helping illuminate the origins of the first people to inhabit the Americas.
Credit: James Chatters
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