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Neanderthal DNA secrets unlocked

From an article by Paul Rincon, published on the BBC News web site on 15th November 2006:
A genetic breakthrough could help clear up some long-standing mysteries surrounding our closest evolutionary relatives: the Neanderthals.

Scientists have reconstructed a chunk of DNA from the genome of a Neanderthal man who lived 38,000 years ago.

The genetic information they extracted from a thigh bone has allowed them to identify more than a million building blocks of Neanderthal DNA so far.
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Kammer Posted by Kammer
16th November 2006ce

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