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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
Kay Prüfer, Fernando Racimo, Nick Patterson, Flora Jay, Sriram Sankararaman, Susanna Sawyer, Anja Heinze, Gabriel Renaud, Peter H… Expand
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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
Ancient Genomics The Denisovans were archaic humans closely related to Neandertals, whose populations overlapped with the… Expand
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2011
Highly Cited
2011
The University of California, Santa Cruz Genome Browser (http://genome.ucsc.edu) offers online access to a database of genomic… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Kissing Cousins Neandertals, our closest relatives, ranged across Europe and Southwest Asia before their extinction approximately… Expand
Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Morphological traits typical of Neanderthals began to appear in European hominids at least 400,000 years ago and about 150,000… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Neanderthals are the extinct hominid group most closely related to contemporary humans, so their genome offers a unique… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Our knowledge of Neanderthals is based on a limited number of remains and artifacts from which we must make inferences about… Expand
Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
The late survival of archaic hominin populations and their long contemporaneity with modern humans is now clear for southeast… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Studies of molecular evolutionary rates have yielded a wide range of rate estimates for various genes and taxa. Recent studies… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
DNA was extracted from the Neandertal-type specimen found in 1856 in western Germany. By sequencing clones from short overlapping… Expand
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