New study, led by Joshua Akey, identifies Neanderthal ancestry in African populations and describes its origin

Posted Jan 30, 2020

Joshua AkeyAfter sequencing the Neanderthal genome, scientists discovered all present day non-African individuals carry some Neanderthal ancestry in their DNA. Now, researchers at Princeton University present evidence of Neanderthal ancestry in African populations too, and its origin provides new insights into human history.


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