Neanderthals

Known as: Neandertals, Neandertal, Neanderthal 
Common name for an extinct species of the Homo genus. Fossils have been found in Europe and Asia. Genetic evidence suggests that limited… (More)
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2014
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2014
Genomic studies have shown thatNeanderthals interbredwithmodern humans,andthatnon-Africanstodayare theproductsof thismixture. The… (More)
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2012
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2012
We present a DNA library preparation method that has allowed us to reconstruct a high-coverage (30×) genome sequence of a… (More)
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2010
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2010
Using DNA extracted from a finger bone found in Denisova Cave in southern Siberia, we have sequenced the genome of an archaic… (More)
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2008
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2008
Sundry speculative accounts have been written by both amateurs and discipline-specific experts on the origins of music and… (More)
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2007
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2007
The melanocortin 1 receptor (MC1R) regulates pigmentation in humans and other vertebrates. Variants of MC1R with reduced function… (More)
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2006
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2006
Neanderthals are the extinct hominid group most closely related to contemporary humans, so their genome offers a unique… (More)
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2006
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2006
Our knowledge of Neanderthals is based on a limited number of remains and artifacts from which we must make inferences about… (More)
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2006
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2006
The late survival of archaic hominin populations and their long contemporaneity with modern humans is now clear for southeast… (More)
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2004
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2004
The process by which the Neanderthals were replaced by modern humans between 42,000 and 30,000 before present is still intriguing… (More)
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2001
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2001
Homo neanderthalensis has a unique combination of craniofacial features that are distinct from fossil and extant ‘anatomically… (More)
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