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Encounters with archaic hominins

The presence of Neanderthal DNA fragments in the genomes of modern humans from Europe and East Asia indicates multiple episodes of interbreeding between Neanderthals and the ancestors of both populations.

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Fig. 1: Map of the encounters between different archaic hominins and ancient modern humans (AMH).

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Mafessoni, F. Encounters with archaic hominins. Nat Ecol Evol 3, 14–15 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41559-018-0729-6

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