DNA tracks mysterious Denisovans to Chinese cave, just before modern humans arrived nearby
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Tibet, Canadian-Media: For today’s Buddhist monks, Baishiya Karst Cave, 3200 meters high on the Tibetan Plateau, is holy. For ancient Denisovans, extinct hominins known only from DNA, teeth, and bits of bone found in another cave 2800 kilometers away in Siberia, it was a home, www.sciencemag.org reports said.
Last year, researchers proposed that a jawbone found long ago in the Tibetan cave…