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Human origins

Shadows of early migrations

Analysis of ancient nuclear DNA, recovered from 40,000-year-old remains in the Denisova Cave, Siberia, hints at the multifaceted interaction of human populations following their migration out of Africa. See Article p.1053

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Figure 1: New hypotheses extend the 'standard model' of modern human history.


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Bustamante, C., Henn, B. Shadows of early migrations. Nature 468, 1044–1045 (2010).

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