About the Authors

Hiroki Oota, Brigitte Pakendorf, Gunter Weiss, Mark Stoneking
Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany

Gunter Weiss, Arndt von Haeseler
WE Informatik, Heinrich-Heine-Universität, Düsseldorf, Germany

Arndt von Haeseler
Neumann-Institute for Computing, Forschungszentrum Jülich, Düsseldorf, Germany

Surin Pookajorn
Faculty of Archaeology, Silpakorn University, Bangkok, Thailand

Wannapa Settheetham-Ishida
Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen, Thailand

Danai Tiwawech
National Cancer Institute, Bangkok, Thailand

Takafumi Ishida
Department of Biological Sciences, School of Science, University of Tokyo, Japan

Corresponding Author

stoneking@eva.mpg.de

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

MS and HO conceived and designed the experiments. HO and BP performed the experiments. MS, HO, BP, GW, and AvH analyzed the data. HO, SP, WSI, DT, and TI contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools. MS, HO, and BP wrote the paper.