Jawbone found in a Tibetan cave expands the known territory of ancient Denisovans

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 22:30 in Paleontology & Archaeology

Nearly 40 years after it was found by a monk in a Chinese cave, a fossilized chunk of jawbone has been revealed as coming from a mysterious relative of the Neanderthals. Until now, the only known remains of these Denisovans were a few scraps of bone and teeth recovered in a cave in Siberia. DNA...

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