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In this week's Science, investigators from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and elsewhere reconstructed full DNA methylation maps of Neanderthals and Denisovans — humans' closest extinct relatives — by examining the natural degradation processes of methylated and unmethylated cytosines.

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