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These results, published today in Genetics, go against a 2012 study, published inProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, that found that interbreeding was far less likely than the alternative. "There seemed to be something that has gone wrong [in that study] because it seems unparsimonious to me," Frantz says. "When we tested two hypotheses, we got a high support for a scenario where humans and Neanderthals interbred."

I came from a mixed marriage ;)  Have Denisovan in me too!

I guess humans and neanderthals were close enough in appearance that interbreeding was natural?

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