September 5, 2011

IN OTHER WORDS, THEY WEREN'T OTHER:

Human Ancestors Interbred with Related Species: Analysis suggests genetic mixing occurred in Africa around 35,000 years ago (Matt Kaplan and Nature magazine | September 5, 2011, Scientific American)

Our ancestors bred with other species in the Homo genus, according to a study published today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The authors say that up to 2% of the genomes of some modern African populations may originally came from a closely related species.


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