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17/02/2016 Oldest human-Neanderthal sex is revealed

The scientific journal Nature published evidence of interbreeding of modern humans and Neanderthals in human genome. It occurred about one hundred thousand years ago. The corresponding authors of the study were Adam Siepel and Sergi Castellano. Neanderthals were human subspecies, they extinct between 41,000 and 39,000 years ago.

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