Girl Had a Denisovan Dad and Neanderthal Mom
Girl Had a Denisovan Dad and Neanderthal Mom
Genetic analysis of a bone fragment reveals the girl’s mixed ancestry 90,000 years ago. 
Girl Had a Denisovan Dad and Neanderthal Mom
Girl Had a Denisovan Dad and Neanderthal Mom

Genetic analysis of a bone fragment reveals the girl’s mixed ancestry 90,000 years ago. 

Genetic analysis of a bone fragment reveals the girl’s mixed ancestry 90,000 years ago. 

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Human-Specific Genes Implicated in Brain Size
Human-Specific Genes Implicated in Brain Size
Abby Olena | May 31, 2018
Three members of a gene family called NOTCH2NL may have been involved in the evolution of humans’ big cortex.
<em>Homo Sapiens</em> Interbred With Denisovans From Two Different Populations
Homo Sapiens Interbred With Denisovans From Two Different Populations
Shawna Williams | Mar 16, 2018
Researchers find that modern human populations carry distinct sets of genes from the extinct hominin species.
Advantages of Neanderthal DNA in the Human Genome
Advantages of Neanderthal DNA in the Human Genome
Anna Azvolinsky | Nov 10, 2016
The retention of ancient hominin DNA in modern human genomes may have helped our ancestors adapt to life in diverse environments. 
Clock Reset on Denisovan-Neanderthal Split
Clock Reset on Denisovan-Neanderthal Split
Kerry Grens | Mar 14, 2016
Nuclear DNA from 430,000-year-old specimens indicates that Neanderthals had already diverged from their ancient-human predecessors.
Borrowing Immunity Through Interbreeding
Borrowing Immunity Through Interbreeding
Kate Yandell | Jan 7, 2016
Neanderthals and Denisovans contributed innate immune genes to modern humans, scientists show.
Denisovan DNA Reveals Human Roots
Denisovan DNA Reveals Human Roots
Bob Grant | Nov 19, 2015
The ancient genomes of 50,000-year-old Denisovan teeth suggest the extinct species lived alongside Neanderthals and modern humans.
An Ancient Evolutionary Advantage?
An Ancient Evolutionary Advantage?
Emily Willingham | Apr 1, 2014
Shared sequences within the brain lipid-metabolism pathway between Neanderthals and modern Europeans highlight questions about how these genetic similarities arose.
The Mating Habits of Early Hominins
The Mating Habits of Early Hominins
Ruth Williams | Dec 18, 2013
A newly sequenced Neanderthal genome provides insight into the sex lives of human ancestors.
Ancient Genomes Reveal Secrets
Ancient Genomes Reveal Secrets
Abby Olena | Nov 19, 2013
New Neanderthal and Denisovan genomes point to the existence of an unidentified early human.