DNA from cave dirt now tells us how ancient humans lived

Prabir Purkayastha talks about how researchers were able to unearth Neanderthal DNA by excavating cave floors.

April 19, 2021 by Newsclick

Newsclick editor-in-chief Prabir Purkayastha talks about how researchers were able to unearth Neanderthal DNA by excavating cave floors. This will greatly expand the possibility of finding nuclear DNA which until now was only available from bones and teeth. Thumbnail Image Credit – Javier Trueba/Madrid Scientific Films

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