DNA from 7,000-year-old skeleton of girl in Indonesia found remarkably preserved

A group of scientists have uncovered a new chapter of the “human story” in Southeast Asia thanks to a partially preserved skeleton found in Indonesia that dates back some 7,200 years.A new peer-reviewed study published in the journal Nature analyses the first ancient human genome from Wallacea, an island region between the Sunda Shelf (which includes mainland Southeast Asia and the islands of western Indonesia) and the Australia-New Guinea region.Scientists found and excavated the partially…