Denisova

Breathless Over New Finding Using Ancient DNA

July 11, 2014
With one very important exception Tibetans and their Han Chinese neighbors are genetically very similar, but that one difference makes all the difference. In the breathlessly thin air of the...
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A Gift To Humanity

March 25, 2014
Here at 23andMe we have an interest in all things Neanderthal, so when none other than Svante Pääbo authored the book Neanderthal Man: In Search of Lost Genomes we had...
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Find Your Inner Neanderthal

December 15, 2011
They had bigger brains and muscles, but for some reason Neanderthals –thick boned humans who thrived for hundreds of thousands of years in Europe and parts of Asia– died out...
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Analysis of Ancient DNA Suggests A Previously Unknown Type of Extinct Human Ancestor

March 24, 2010
Denisova cave from the outside. / Bence Viola. DNA isolated from a tiny bone fragment from the finger of a being that walked the earth between 30,000 and 50,000 years...
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