Cavemen bones yield oldest modern human DNA

7,000-year-old bones from 2 young adult male cavemen unearthed in northern Spain have yielded the oldest modern human DNA, LiveScience reports.

"These are the oldest partial genomes from modern human prehistory," researcher Carles Lalueza-Fox, a paleogeneticist at the Spanish National Research Council, told LiveScience.

Photo: Alberto Tapia via livescience.com

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