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Sex in the Stone Age

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Bone specimens from the Chinese countryside at the Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology (IVPP). In 2008 the chance testing of a bone-splinter at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology revealed a much larger discovery, one that has far reaching implications into the very identity of our species.

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Is it possible early modern man interbred with other types of humans, creating an entirely new hybrid person? Sex in the Stone Age delves into an evolutionary mystery that could revolutionize our understanding of who our ancestors really were. Ancient human fragments are found in Siberia, and DNA testing shows that they are neither a Neanderthal nor a modern human, but another human group previously unknown to science.

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