NOVA: Decoding Neanderthals (2013)

Genres - History, Science & Technology  |   Sub-Genres - Biological Sciences, World History  |   Run Time - 56 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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This examinination of evidence about Neanderthals sheds light on the hominids, which died off some 30,000 years ago. Included: geneticist Svante Pääbo's 2010 reconstruction of the Neanderthal genome, which posits that modern humans and Neanderthals interbred at some point in the distant past.

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Neanderthal