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Extra copies of Denisovan, Neanderthal DNA helped humans adapt to ancient environments

University of Washington geneticist PingHsun Hsieh and his colleagues found Neanderthal and Denisovan versions of some genes in the genomes ...
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‘Dramatic’ skull chunk discovery could tell us more about the mysterious Denisovans

Fragments of a hominin skull add to the sparse collection from our obscure cousins ...
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Startling discovery: Ancient mixed-race girl had Neanderthal and Denisovan parents

[T]ens of thousands of years ago, modern humans encountered Denisovans – and had sex with them. It is a startling ...
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‘Remarkable’ love child: Here’s what happened when a Neanderthal met a Denisovan

In a remarkable twist in the story line of early human evolution, scientists have announced the discovery of “Denisova 11”—a ...