International Team Uses Archaic Hominin DNA in Human Genomes to Trace Ancient Migrations | GenomeWeb

By Andrea Anderson

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – In the early, online edition of the American Journal of Human Genetics yesterday, a research team describes how it took advantage of ancient interbreeding between humans and archaic hominin forms to reconstruct historical human migrations into Asia and Southeast Asia.

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