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Extinct Denisovans – modern human cousins – may have contributed genes to high-altitude adaptations seen in Tibetans

Extinct Denisovans – modern human cousins – may have contributed genes to high-altitude adaptations seen in Tibetans

Cosmos | 
[A] cave on the Tibetan Plateau was once home to Denisovans, an ancient species of humans whose remains had previously ...
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‘Cradles of diversification’: Lagoons played key role in evolution of first vertebrates

Cosmos | 
Scientists have discovered that shallow, lagoon-like environments were the cradle for vertebrate evolution, giving rise to our distant ancestors. A ...
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Ancient Eurasian DNA helps untangle humanity’s twisted family tree

Cosmos | 
Advances in ancient DNA sequencing are shedding light on the genetic links between our Stone Age ancestors and modern humans, ...
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