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New Type of Human Discovered via Single Pinky Finger

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posted on Mar, 27 2010 @ 11:59 AM
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New Type of Human Discovered via Single Pinky Finger


news.nationalgeographic.com

A new type of prehistoric human has been discovered via DNA from a child's pinky finger found in a central Asian cave, a new study says.

"We had no inkling that this thing existed, and suddenly it's there. That in itself is a remarkable discovery," said Terry Brown, a geneticist at the University of Manchester in the U.K. and co-author of a news article released alongside the study Wednesday by the journal Nature.
(visit the link for the full news article)

Mod Edit - To Fix URL.



[edit on Sat, 27 Mar 2010 12:47:27 -0500 by MemoryShock]




posted on Mar, 27 2010 @ 11:59 AM
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I actually haven't heard of this before and I go to Manchester University!

Could this be the missing link that everyone has been searching for?

"Analysis of DNA extracted from the fossil reveals it is significantly different from the DNA of Neanderthals or of modern humans."

Its a shame they can't do any more tests on the tissue as it is too fragile


news.nationalgeographic.com
(visit the link for the full news article)

[edit on 27-3-2010 by Freq Of Nature]

[edit on 27-3-2010 by Freq Of Nature]

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[edit on Sat, 27 Mar 2010 12:47:57 -0500 by MemoryShock]



posted on Mar, 27 2010 @ 12:01 PM
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search function helps: www.abovetopsecret.com...



posted on Mar, 27 2010 @ 12:02 PM
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I just searched the article name and nothing came up so...

Yeh it doesn't help that much really does it



posted on Mar, 27 2010 @ 12:09 PM
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Look into the Breaking News section, variation on a different article.
Not Neanderthal...



posted on Mar, 27 2010 @ 12:48 PM
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As mentioned, there is another thread on this topic.

Please contribute any further questions and/or comments to the above linked thread.

Thank you.

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