While working on a story last year about how and when humans first came to the New World, I learned about Dennis Jenkins and his team's work at a (fabulously named) spot in central Oregon called Paisley 5 Mile Point Caves. Silly asides aside, these bits of old crap are quite a big deal when it comes to archeology of the Americas. The media embargo for Jenkins' forthcoming Science paper has finally lifted, which means the cat is out of the bag. Take a look at this short piece I threw together for National Geographic News.
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AuthorDavid Wolman