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NEW YORK – Using DNA methylation patterns as a guide, researchers in Israel and Spain have reconstructed what the anatomical features of ancient Denisovans might have been like.

The Denisovan genome was first sequenced in 2010 from a finger bone, and so far only that pinky bone, three teeth, and a lower jaw belonging to Denisovans have been unearthed, leaving it unclear what their anatomy might have been like.

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