Genetic evidence for archaic admixture in Africa.

Abstract

A long-debated question concerns the fate of archaic forms of the genus Homo: did they go extinct without interbreeding with anatomically modern humans, or are their genes present in contemporary populations? This question is typically focused on the genetic contribution of archaic forms outside of Africa. Here we use DNA sequence data gathered from 61… (More)
DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1109300108

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