Avatar - Nils Antonson
Nils Antonsonadded this to My Articles
Neanderthal who fell into a well gives scientists oldest DNA sample

History of Science

Neanderthal who fell into a well gives scientists oldest DNA sample

CNN - By Ben Brumfield, CNN

(CNN) — About 150,000 years ago -- give or take 20,000 -- a guy fell into a well. Last month he made science history. The Altamura Man became the oldest Neanderthal to have his DNA extracted by researchers. It took them more than 20 years to get around to doing it. Scientists in southern Italy have …

View on cnn.com