This Week in Nature

In this week's Nature, a Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology-led team publishes the genome sequence of a 45,000-year-old modern human man from Siberia, who lived right around the time that western and eastern Eurasia populations split. The researchers report that the man carried a similar level of Neanderthal ancestry as present-day Eurasians, though he had longer genomic segments of Neanderthal ancestry.

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