Connect with us

Science

Ancient skull a new window on human migrations, Denisovan meetings – Ars Technica

New sequences also show Denisovans were living at the edge of the Tibetan Plateau.

Published

on

post featured image
ADVERTISEMENT

Enlarge/ These excavations identified Denisovan DNA within the sediment.
2 with 2 posters participating
The Denisovans occupy a very weird place in humanity’s history. Like the Neanderthals, they are an early branch off the lineage that produced modern humans and later intermingled with modern humans. But we’d known of Neanderthals for roughly 150 years before we got any of their DNA sequence and had identified a set of anatomical features that defined them. In contrast, we had no idea that Denisovans…

Click here to view the original article.

Continue Reading
Advertisement

You might also like ...

post featured image
Milky Way is being ‘twisted and deformed’ after a collision with another galaxy, scientists say – The Independent
post featured image
PhD graduate develops sodium-coated mask that kills COVID-19 droplets – New York Post
COVID-19 Pandemic Could Be Stopped if at Least 70% of the Public Wore Face Masks Consistently – SciTechDaily