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Tango0129 Apr 2017 12:57 p.m. PST

… without Skeletal Remains.

"To date, DNA analysis from archaic hominins has greatly informed our understanding of evolution.

However, fossils from the Pleistocene epoch, often referred to as the Ice Age, have been scarce, impeding scientists' understanding of ancient human movement in this epoch.

To investigate whether ancient DNA, especially of archaic humans, may be preserved in Pleistocene caves, MPI-EVA researcher Matthias Meyer and co-authors collected 85 samples from seven archaeological sites with known hominin occupation, varying in age between 14,000 and 550,000 years ago…"
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attilathepun47 Inactive Member30 Apr 2017 10:22 a.m. PST

Very interesting.

Tango0130 Apr 2017 3:12 p.m. PST

Glad you enjoyed it my friend.


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