Jawbone Fossil Reveals More About the Denisovans, a Mysterious Species that Mated With Modern Humans

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In 2010, archaeologists found evidence of a previously unknown hominin, the Denisovans, in a Siberian cave. Researchers are now reporting the discovery of a 160,000-year-old Denisovan jawbone pulled from a cave on the Tibetan Plateau. The fossil is now the first evidence of this mysterious human species outside of…

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Neanderthals and Denisovans Shared a Siberian Cave for Thousands of Years, New Research Suggests

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Denisova cave in southern Siberia was home to Neanderthals and Denisovans for thousands of years, but questions remain about the timing of their stay. A pair of new studies traces the history of archaic human occupation at the site, showing who lived there and when—including a possible era during which the two…

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