Researchers publish Neanderthal genome

Breaking News
tags: AP, Germany, genetics, Neanderthals, genome, Max Planck Institute

Researchers in Germany have completed the first high-quality sequencing of a Neanderthal genome.

The scientific data gleaned from remains of a Neanderthal toe bone found in a Siberian cave are being made freely available online.

The Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig said in a statement Tuesday the high quality of the genome meant its scientists were already able to determine which parts of DNA were inherited from its mother and father....

Read entire article at Archaeology News Network

comments powered by Disqus