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DNA unveils enigmatic Denisovans

Extinct Neandertal relatives serve up a complete genetic playbook

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5:22pm, August 30, 2012

Genetic data of unprecedented completeness have been pulled from the fossil remains of a young Stone Age woman. The DNA helps illuminate the relationships among her group — ancient Siberians known as Denisovans — Neandertals, and humans.

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