New DNA From a Neanderthal Bone Holds Evidence of a Lost Tribe of Humans

We’ve been swapping DNA for a long time. A femur discovered in a cave in southwestern Germany has provided researchers with firm evidence that a small population of humans left … Continue reading New DNA From a Neanderthal Bone Holds Evidence of a Lost Tribe of Humans

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Oldest Fossils of Our Species Push Back Origin of Modern Humans

The oldest bones of Homo sapiens were found at the archaeological site of Jebel Irhoud. Here, a view of the site showing the remaining deposits and people excavating them (center). … Continue reading Oldest Fossils of Our Species Push Back Origin of Modern Humans