This Week in Nature

In Nature this week, an international team led by the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology's Svante Pääbo reports on the analysis of DNA from the jawbone of one of the earliest modern humans uncovered in Europe and suggests that they may have had a Neanderthal relative just four to six generations prior. The finding indicates that Neanderthals and modern humans interbred in Europe more recently than previously believed.

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