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Stranger from Siberia

Nature volume 464, pages 838839 (08 April 2010) | Download Citation

The sequencing of ancient DNA is generating dramatic results. The sequence from a bone fragment has revealed the existence of an unknown type of extinct human ancestor that lived in Asia 40,000 years ago.

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  1. Terence A. Brown is in the Faculty of Life Sciences and the Manchester Interdisciplinary Biocentre, University of Manchester,Manchester M17DN, UK.

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