This is What Denisovans May Have Looked Like

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This is an estimate of what Denisovan’s may have looked like, based on a new DNAS analysis technique. (Credit: Maayan Harel)

Every time archaeologists pry the remains of a newly-identified human ancestor from the earth, there’s one question we care about most: What did they look like? For the first time, researchers have tried to answer that burning query about Denisovans, one of the most intriguing ancient relatives on our family tree.

Discovered in 2010 in a Siberian cave, these ancient

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