The researchers compared the DNA sequences of 35 modern people living on islands off the coast of New Guinea with DNA drawn from two early human species: Denisovans, whose remains were found in Siberia, and Neanderthals, first discovered in Germany.
Researchers have been able to determine an almost complete mitochondrial genome sequence of a 400,000-year-old hominin from Sima de los Huesos, a unique cave site in Northern Spain.Dec 05, 2013, 12:27 PM IST
Scientists have discovered a previously unknown human relative, with whom ancient man must have had sex with.Dec 03, 2013, 19:35 PM IST
An extinct human relative interbred with a mystery human species, according to a new study.Nov 20, 2013, 17:27 PM IST
The Denisovans - newly discovered ancient human relative - crossed one of the world`s most prominent marine barriers in Indonesia, and interbred with modern humans moving through the area on the way to Australia and New Guinea, scientists have claimed.Oct 18, 2013, 13:27 PM IST
Researchers have sequenced the genome of a recently discovered branch of extinct humans known as the Denisovans that once interbred with us.Aug 31, 2012, 11:01 AM IST
Scientists have claimed that human evolution also occurred outside Africa, after they found evidence that people in East Asia share genetic material with Denisovans.Nov 01, 2011, 17:21 PM IST