Mystery early human revealed by DNA data
Date published: 23rd December 2013
A team of researchers speculates that this could have been Homo erectus, which lived in Europe and Asia a million years ago or more.
Meanwhile, the researchers report that they have also obtained the most complete DNA sequence ever from a Neanderthal.
Details of the work appear in Nature journal.
Finds at Denisova cave in Siberia have deepened our understanding of the human groups living in Eurasia before modern humans (Homo sapiens) arrived on the scene.To continue reading click here