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Using DNA to Look for Extinct Humans in Ancient Cave Mud

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Mud DNA means we can detect ancient humans

even without fossils, New Scientist, April 27, 2017



Photos: Looking for Extinct Humans in Ancient Cave Mud

By Jeanna Bryner, Live Science, April 27, 2017




The paper is:


Slon, V., C. Hopfe, C. L. Weiß, and many others, 2017,

Neandertal and Denisovan DNA from Pleistocene sediments

Science  27 Apr 2017: eaam9695, DOI: 10.1126/science.aam9695




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