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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… 
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2015
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Neanderthals are thought to have disappeared in Europe approximately 39,000–41,000 years ago but they have contributed 1–3% of… 
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2014
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2014
The timing of Neanderthal disappearance and the extent to which they overlapped with the earliest incoming anatomically modern… 
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2013
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2013
Kay Prüfer, Fernando Racimo, Nick Patterson, Flora Jay, Sriram Sankararaman, Susanna Sawyer, Anja Heinze, Gabriel Renaud, Peter H… 
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2012
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2012
Ancient Genomics The Denisovans were archaic humans closely related to Neandertals, whose populations overlapped with the… 
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2011
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2011
The University of California, Santa Cruz Genome Browser (http://genome.ucsc.edu) offers online access to a database of genomic… 
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2010
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2010
Kissing Cousins Neandertals, our closest relatives, ranged across Europe and Southwest Asia before their extinction approximately… 
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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… 
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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… 
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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…