DNA of girl from Denisova cave gives up genetic secrets

The DNA of a cave girl who lived about 80,000 years ago has been analysed in remarkable detail.

The ancient DNA was analysed using a new technique

The picture of her genome is as accurate as that of modern day human genomes, and shows she had brown eyes, hair and skin.

The research in Science also sheds new light on the genetic differences between modern humans and their closest extinct relatives.

The cave dweller, a Denisovan, was a cousin of the Neanderthals.

Both groups of ancient humans died out about 30,000 years ago, but have left their mark in the gene pool of modern people.

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