A Lost Baby Molar Is Currently Our Fourth and Oldest Known Denisovan Individual

A paper published this past Friday in the journal Science Advances, shared the reports from a team of paleoanthropologists who found the fourth Denisovan individual known to us. Viviane Slon, a doctoral candidate at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, Germany, and lead author of the study, reported the finding in the form... Continue Reading →

Whoa, Neandertals were in Uzbekistan and Siberia

Thanks to the very helpful readers who have sent me a copy of the latest from Pääbo and crew, “Neanderthals in central Asia and Siberia.” I've read it, and it is a pretty good paper with solid methods. This study is important because it compliments paleoanthropology with molecular biology to fill in discrepancies with using... Continue Reading →

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