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NZ Herald: Are you descended from Neanderthals?

Peter Griffin posted in on September 3rd, 2010.

An article in the NZ Herald looks at whether we may be descended, at least in part, from Neanderthals, and discusses research suggesting that some of us carry parts of the Neanderthal genome The Neanderthal genome mitochondrial genome sequence, announced in 2008, suggested that this was not the case – the recent sequencing of the […]

Dom Post: Intriguing new branches broaden the human family tree

Peter Griffin posted in on April 12th, 2010.

Bob Brockie writes in the Dominion Post about the recent fossil discoveries which suggest that modern humanity lived with several other forms of humanity for a number of years in our early history. Recently,  the announcement was made that a fossil in Siberia could be from a previously unknown hominid who might have been co-existing […]

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