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New Discovery on Hominin DNA Suggests Link to Mystery Population

New Discovery on Hominin DNA Suggests Link to Mystery Population

Paleontologists gleaned DNA from a 400,000-year old femur from Spain and discovered an unexpected link between Europe‚Äôs hominin inhabitants of the time and a cryptic population, the Denisovans, known to have lived much more recently in southwestern Siberia. The DNA sequence, representing the oldest hominin sequence yet published, brings paleontologists […]

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