Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Geneticists Studying Ancient DNA Discovered A Girl Whose Parents Were Two Different Species

 At a laboratory in Leipzig, Germany, a researcher is puzzling over a piece of ancient bone. Surely it can’t be true? According to DNA tests, this relic represents something that paleontologists thought they would never find: a hybrid between two of humanity’s early relatives.


 It’s no surprise that the expert first suspects an error has been made. But there’s no mistake here. Astonishingly, these remains come from a girl whose parents were from two entirely different species. And this breakthrough could well revolutionize what we know about our ancestors.

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