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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.

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.

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.