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Thigh Bone DNA Helps Narrow Down When Humans Neanderthals

Thigh Bone DNA Helps Narrow Down When Humans, Neanderthals First Intermingled

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Genetic analysis of DNA obtained from a 45,000-year-old modern human thigh bone has allowed researchers to narrow down the time frame in which mating first introduced Neanderthal genes into...

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