Day: April 12, 2019

This Newfound Extinct Human Lineage Also Mated with Modern Humans

April 12, 2019

The mysterious Denisovans are known only from fossils unearthed in the Denisova Cave, shown here, in the Altai Mountains in Siberia. Credit: Bence Viola, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology A newfound extinct human lineage that lived in New Guinea interbred with modern humans, a new study finds. This lineage’s genetic differences from other humans […]

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