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Skull From Czech Cave May Contain Oldest Modern Human Genome – Gizmodo Australia

A genome sequenced from a modern human skull has been dated at approximately 45,000 years old, making it the oldest discovery of its kind. It’s a significant archaeological…

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A genome sequenced from a modern human skull has been dated at approximately 45,000 years old, making it the oldest discovery of its kind. Its a significant archaeological discovery, but the use of an unconventional dating method leaves the result in doubt. In a related study, scientists also show that intermixing between Neanderthals and humans happened more often than we thought.
Modern humans, otherwise known as Homo sapiens, emerged some 300,000 years ago in Africa. Skeletal remains of our distant…

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