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Human Origins Update

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Human Origins Update

Human Origins Update

Human Origins Update

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A study out this week bolsters the theory that Neanderthals didn't breed with early humans. Another recent study suggests a new branch on the family tree.

Guests:

Svante Pääbo
*Director, Department of Genetics, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany

Tim White
*Professor of integrative biology, University of California at Berkeley