Daily Archives: September 23, 2019

First portrait of extinct Denisovan human relative created from pinky bone DNA

While much is known about Neanderthals and how they lived, Denisovans have remained enigmatic because only a handful of bone fragments from the ancient group have ever been found.
But now we have a good idea of how Denisovans looked. In a study published Thursday in the journal Cell, scientists took DNA from a Denisovan pinky bone found in a Siberian cave in 2008 and used it to predict Denisovan anatomical features.

‘Korean Zodiac Killer’ who inspired Bong Joon-ho film might be caught

The police were finally able to link Lee Chun-jae, 56, to three of the unsolved murders, using DNA evidence found on a victim’s underwear, The Guardian reported.