150,000-year-old human tooth is rare evidence of Denisovan extinction

Denisovan’s presumed molar. Photo: F. Demeter et al., 2022 Paleontologists in Laos have discovered an ancient molar that probably belonged to a young girl from Denisovan. The discovery is significant, because the Laotian cave in which the molar was found is now one of only three places known to house these enigmatic humans. In addition …

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