University of Washington (UW) researchers have determined that two distinct pulses of Denisovans, a sister group to Neanderthals, contributed to the ancestry of East Asians.
The Washington Post
March 19, 2018
Homo sapiens had lots of sex with Homo neanderthalensis. Neanderthal genes supply between 1 percent and 4 percent of the genome in people from homelands on several continents, from Britain to Japan to Colombia.DNA from another human-like primate, the Denisovans, lurks in modern genomes, too.