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This image shows excavations at the site of El Sidrón, Spain. | El Sidrón research team
Archaeology

Researchers Find DNA From Extinct Humans in Cave Sediments

The DNA was extracted from caves where no human remains were found, opening a new pathway for research into human evolution.

Published On 04/28/2017
9:35 AM EDT
A sediment sample is prepared for DNA extraction. | MPI f. Evolutionary Anthropology/S. Tüpke