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Draft version of the Neanderthal genome completed

In a development which could reveal the links between modern humans and their prehistoric cousins, scientists said Thursday they have mapped a first draft of the Neanderthal genome. Researchers used DNA fragments extracted ...

dateFeb 12, 2009 in
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Neanderthals were stocky from birth

If a Neandertal were to sit down next to us on the underground, we would probably first notice his receding forehead, prominent brow ridges and projecting, chinless face. Only on closer inspection would we notice his wider ...

dateMay 26, 2016 in Archaeology & Fossils
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