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Ancient DNA Indicates Farmers, not Just Farming, Spread West

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  • Published: November 09, 2010
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1000535

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Publisher's Note: Error in Synopsis

Posted by plosbiology on 12 Nov 2010 at 23:43 GMT

In this study, the authors drew samples from 22 individuals buried in a graveyard in near the village of Derenberg in the German state of Saxony-Anhalt, about 100 miles southwest of Berlin.
http://plosbiology.org/article/info:doi/10.1371/journal.pbio.1000535#article1.body1.sec1.p2

There was an error in the third sentence of the second paragraph. The correct sentence is: In this study, the authors drew samples from 22 individuals buried in a graveyard near the village of Derenberg in the German state of Saxony-Anhalt, about 100 miles southwest of Berlin.

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