Evidence for archaic adaptive introgression in humans


As modern and ancient DNA sequence data from diverse human populations accumulate, evidence is increasing in support of the existence of beneficial variants acquired from archaic humans that may have accelerated adaptation and improved survival in new environments — a process known as adaptive introgression. Within the past few years, a series of studies… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/nrg3936

3 Figures and Tables

Blog articles referencing this paper