Neanderthal viruses found in modern humans

Ancient viruses from Neanderthals dating back 500,000 years have been found in modern human DNA, Oxford scientists say.

Nov 20, 2013, 13:16 PM IST

German scientists decode entire Neanderthal genome

German scientists have completed the first high-quality sequencing of a Neanderthal genome, and made it freely available online to the scientific community.

Mar 20, 2013, 16:25 PM IST

Entire genome of Denisovan decoded from finger bone

German anthropologists have decoded the entire genome sequence of a Denisovan from a finger bone fossil, a study reveals.

Feb 09, 2012, 12:50 PM IST