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Curr Biol. 1999 Sep 9;9(17):R647-50.

Human evolution: origins of modern humans still look recent.

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  • 1Department of Anthropology, New York University, New York, New York, 10003, USA.


That modern humans have a relatively ancient origin has been suggested on the basis of fossil and genetic evidence. But DNA sequences from an extinct neanderthal, and phylogenetic analyses of hundreds of human and ape sequences, continue to support a recent origin for modern humans.

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