Often, artifacts thought lost to time are found in the hardest places to search, whether that's an ancient shipwreck or grandma's attic. When it comes to the human genome, geneticists have their own dark corners where no one has dared to venture. A research team from the University of California finally tried, and what they found was certainly historic: previously undiscovered Neanderthal DNA lurking in the chromosomes of modern humans.
X Marks the Split
Venturing into the Heart of Darkness
Written by Ashley Hamer July 12, 2019
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