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Human DNA Uncovered in Caves Without Bone Remains


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Human DNA Uncovered in Caves Without Bone Remains

Scientists have recovered the first ancient human DNA from cave sediments lacking human skeletal remains. The highly sensitive screening technique they applied, reported in the 28 April issue of the journal Science, identified human genetic material from prehistoric sites where Neandertal presence has been proposed — based on the presence of stone tools, for example — but never demonstrated.


By AAAS, USA.


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