Earliest interbreeding event between ancient human populations discovered

Thursday, February 20, 2020 - 14:40 in Paleontology & Archaeology

The study documented the earliest known interbreeding event between ancient human populations-- a group known as the "super-archaics" in Eurasia interbred with a Neanderthal-Denisovan ancestor about 700,000 years ago. The event was between two populations more distantly related than any other recorded.

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