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Ancient humans, dubbed 'Denisovans', interbred with us
BBC ^ | 12/22/10 | Pallab Ghosh

Posted on 12/22/2010 6:26:50 PM PST by LibWhacker

Scientists say an entirely separate type of human identified from bones in Siberia co-existed and interbred with our own species.

The ancient humans have been dubbed "Denisovans" after the caves in Siberia where their remains were found.

There is also evidence that this population was widespread in Eurasia.

A study in Nature journal shows that Denisovans co-existed with Neanderthals and interbred with our species - perhaps around 50,000 years ago.

An international group of researchers sequenced a complete genome from one of the ancient hominins (human-like creatures), based on nuclear DNA extracted from a finger bone.

(Excerpt) Read more at bbc.co.uk ...


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KEYWORDS: ancient; denisovans; godsgravesglyphs; helixmakemineadouble; humans; interbred; neandertal; neandertals; neanderthal; neanderthals
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1 posted on 12/22/2010 6:26:55 PM PST by LibWhacker
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To: LibWhacker

It was just that one time and I was really drunk.


2 posted on 12/22/2010 6:28:37 PM PST by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: cripplecreek
A descendant of the Denisovians - notice Siberian like body hair with high forehead of a cro-magnon .

3 posted on 12/22/2010 6:31:09 PM PST by Waverunner (I'd like to welcome our new overlords, say hello to my little friend)
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To: SunkenCiv

GGG Ping.


4 posted on 12/22/2010 6:31:40 PM PST by Betis70 (First the House, then the Senate)
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To: LibWhacker

The Urantians are going to have a field day with this...


5 posted on 12/22/2010 6:35:24 PM PST by SaxxonWoods (Gone Galt and loving it)
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To: LibWhacker
If they interbred with us then they were not "an entirely separate type of human".
6 posted on 12/22/2010 6:38:49 PM PST by Harmless Teddy Bear (When all you have is bolt cutters & vodka everything looks like the lock on Wolf Blitzer's boathouse)
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To: Waverunner

“A descendant of the Denisovians - notice Siberian like body hair with high forehead of a cro-magnon”...to house his highly developed intellect :-)))


7 posted on 12/22/2010 6:41:24 PM PST by llandres
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To: LibWhacker

8 posted on 12/22/2010 6:46:01 PM PST by Cisco Nix (Real Conservatives stay sober and focused)
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To: Waverunner
Other samples demonstrate other features.



9 posted on 12/22/2010 6:51:59 PM PST by Dr. Sivana (There is no salvation in politics)
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To: Cisco Nix

Fortunately his kind does not breed.

10 posted on 12/22/2010 6:53:07 PM PST by Boiler Plate ("Why be difficult, when with just a little more work, you can be impossible" Mom)
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To: LibWhacker

Since I’m divorced, I’m trying to interbreed with our species too (nudge, nudge..wink, wink)


11 posted on 12/22/2010 6:53:22 PM PST by TopDog2 (Sarah 2012)
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To: Waverunner

LOL....good one! (Hey Dennis!)


12 posted on 12/22/2010 6:56:21 PM PST by PistolPaknMama
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To: LibWhacker

Denisovians.

So... were there Cave Denisovians? Did they have Cave Denizens as pets?


13 posted on 12/22/2010 6:58:26 PM PST by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post)
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To: UCANSEE2

Not coming from apes is going to cause a problem.


14 posted on 12/22/2010 6:59:12 PM PST by edcoil ("The only winning move is not to play")
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To: LibWhacker

Maybe that’s where the Deadly Liberal Gene came from.


15 posted on 12/22/2010 6:59:35 PM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: cripplecreek

I think the author of this article was drunk when he wrote this. Seems to contradict itself a bit.


16 posted on 12/22/2010 6:59:54 PM PST by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post)
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To: LibWhacker

Nephilim??


17 posted on 12/22/2010 7:01:32 PM PST by leenie312
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To: Harmless Teddy Bear
If they interbred with us then they were not "an entirely separate type of human".

You're kidding, right?

Humans have 'interbred' with angels, aliens, Nephalim,gods, demons, werewolves... and the list just goes on and on.

"; )

18 posted on 12/22/2010 7:04:10 PM PST by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post)
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To: edcoil
Not coming from apes is going to cause a problem.

What coming from apes?

19 posted on 12/22/2010 7:05:38 PM PST by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post)
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To: LibWhacker

The Alpha Centaurians stocked Terra with many different species of hominids as well as a variety of other humanlike creatures.


20 posted on 12/22/2010 7:07:28 PM PST by Iron Munro ("Damn it, Jim! I'm a doctor not a race relations Czar in the Obama administration.")
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To: Cicero

GMTA... Dennis Kucinich. I had an especially hideous picture of him bookmarked that was making the rounds five or ten years ago, but it’s long gone. Definitely looked alien.


21 posted on 12/22/2010 7:07:38 PM PST by LibWhacker
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To: UCANSEE2
We are the sluts of the bi-pedal world.


22 posted on 12/22/2010 7:09:29 PM PST by Harmless Teddy Bear (When all you have is bolt cutters & vodka everything looks like the lock on Wolf Blitzer's boathouse)
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To: UCANSEE2
We are the sluts of the bi-pedal world.


23 posted on 12/22/2010 7:10:13 PM PST by Harmless Teddy Bear (When all you have is bolt cutters & vodka everything looks like the lock on Wolf Blitzer's boathouse)
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To: SaxxonWoods

Haven’t heard from them in a long time. May be because I run with a different types of folks these days.


24 posted on 12/22/2010 7:11:08 PM PST by WVNan
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To: LibWhacker

25 posted on 12/22/2010 7:13:54 PM PST by Lancey Howard
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To: UCANSEE2

Interesting to see that the Denisovans mated with the Neanderthals, neither would be genetically compatible with the human genome. Cro-Magnon man is our genetic ancestors and the Neanderthals died out without mating with Cro-Magnon, at least from the genetic code that they have been able to determine, but they did co exist for a period of time. Or we can believe Zacharia Stitchen and the story of creation written from the Sumerians. Its all a good read


26 posted on 12/22/2010 7:21:46 PM PST by juma (What i s the real answer ? Does anyone Know ?)
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To: LibWhacker
A study in Nature journal shows that Denisovans co-existed with Neanderthals and interbred with our species - perhaps around 50,000 years ago.

Apparently even some of the goofier Denisovians still try to breed with humans.

27 posted on 12/22/2010 7:29:11 PM PST by KarlInOhio (All monopolies are detestable, but the worst of all is the monopoly of education. -Frederic Bastiat)
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28 posted on 12/22/2010 7:31:59 PM PST by SunkenCiv (The 2nd Amendment follows right behind the 1st because some people are hard of hearing.)
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To: cripplecreek; Lazamataz
paging Laz...

He doesn't need the liquor, I take it.

That boy stays on "ready".

29 posted on 12/22/2010 7:32:59 PM PST by BlueDragon
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To: LibWhacker

>> based on nuclear DNA extracted from a finger bone.

Maybe Denisovan pollen took root in this Neanderthal’s nostrils.


30 posted on 12/22/2010 7:35:52 PM PST by Gene Eric (Your Hope has been redistributed. Here's your Change.)
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To: UCANSEE2

Is this where the Muslim’s involvement in space comes in?


31 posted on 12/22/2010 7:38:28 PM PST by mcshot (The golfing dude's grandmother knows where he was born - ask her.)
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To: KarlInOhio

lol... Didn’t she run screaming from the house?


32 posted on 12/22/2010 7:40:30 PM PST by LibWhacker
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To: WVNan

Yes, a blast from the far past. Haven’t seen mention of them in years.


33 posted on 12/22/2010 7:41:09 PM PST by SaxxonWoods (Gone Galt and loving it)
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To: Cisco Nix

I'm confused! This species has not and will not (Thank heavens!) reproduce. Without fossils of offspring, how did they determine copulation took place?
34 posted on 12/22/2010 7:57:00 PM PST by night reader (NRA Life Member since 1962)
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To: Harmless Teddy Bear

Bingo. It seems time to stop referring to Neanderthals and these folks as “other species of ancient humanoid”. They are us, just an earlier and isolated version.


35 posted on 12/22/2010 7:58:30 PM PST by JimSEA
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To: juma
Or we can believe Zacharia Stitchen and the story of creation written from the Sumerians.

My guess is that the Sumerians 'acquired' their creation story from an even more ancient and lost (to us) civilization.

36 posted on 12/22/2010 8:07:37 PM PST by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post)
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To: Iron Munro
The Alpha Centaurians stocked Terra with many different species of hominids as well as a variety of other humanlike creatures.

Tell us about it. They are everywhere!

37 posted on 12/22/2010 8:10:59 PM PST by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post)
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To: Gene Eric
They think they've reached perfection in the DNA field and following the sequence but I think not....

So which one of these "breeds" came from apes??

38 posted on 12/22/2010 8:10:59 PM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: TopDog2

Heavens to Betsy, good luck with that!


39 posted on 12/22/2010 8:15:15 PM PST by Cyber Liberty (We conservatives will always lose elections as long as we allow the MSM to choose our candidates.)
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To: mcshot
Is this where the Muslim’s involvement in space comes in?

Hmmm.... I think the reason NASA is working with the Muslims is because the Muslims worship a meteorite.

40 posted on 12/22/2010 8:15:48 PM PST by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post)
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To: LibWhacker

Ok...if they bred with our ancestors, they ARE our ancestors; so WE are THEM.


41 posted on 12/22/2010 8:21:57 PM PST by bannie (( ))
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To: Sacajaweau

>> So which one of these “breeds” came from apes??

LOL - very good.

Lucy must then have some distant cousin to be found.


42 posted on 12/22/2010 8:22:45 PM PST by Gene Eric (Your Hope has been redistributed. Here's your Change.)
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To: cripplecreek

I bred with a banker named Denise, but that was only about 20 years ago and nothing came of it.


43 posted on 12/22/2010 8:26:02 PM PST by tumblindice (Out with Lugar, in with Pence)
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To: Sacajaweau; Gene Eric
So which one of these "breeds" came from apes??

Why is it that the apes are always picked on as being the bad guys in the lineup on the great tree of life?

Heck, squirrels are smart. They build houses. Apes don't build houses. Maybe we came from squirrels.

44 posted on 12/22/2010 8:27:16 PM PST by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post)
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To: Gene Eric
Lucy must then have some distant cousin to be found.

Lilith.

I heard she 'got around' a lot.

45 posted on 12/22/2010 8:29:40 PM PST by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post)
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To: Boiler Plate

He’s from the Bendoverans...


46 posted on 12/22/2010 8:57:09 PM PST by Yehuda (Land of the free, THANKS TO THE BRAVE!)
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To: Yehuda

Ooooooh!


47 posted on 12/22/2010 9:36:28 PM PST by Boiler Plate ("Why be difficult, when with just a little more work, you can be impossible" Mom)
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To: LibWhacker

co-existed with Neanderthals and interbred with our species

http://www.johnspeedie.com/healy/bull.wav


48 posted on 12/22/2010 9:40:30 PM PST by BenLurkin (This post is not a statement of fact. It is merely a personal opinion -- or humor -- or both)
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To: Boiler Plate
"Ooooooh!"

Shut your mouth!"

49 posted on 12/22/2010 11:18:28 PM PST by Yehuda (Land of the free, THANKS TO THE BRAVE!)
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To: Waverunner; libwacker

“A descendant of the Denisovians”

There have been a number of postings in FRs recently using this term sourced through web media outlets Yahoo, BBC, etc most refering to Siberian cave dwellers in I assume Denisovia Russia. Wherever the hell that is.

The problem with interpreting any scientific data particularly from an MSM source is that . too often MSM stresses the source’s conclusions or inserts their own (the reporters) assumptions instead of simply reporting the basis of the discovery what the paper or publication is reporting about as a conclusion not as an assertion yet to become a fact..

An asumption based on a singular event or even multiple “scientific” observations does not make it a scientific fact....That not only includes “Global warming” but “Our origins” as well.


50 posted on 12/23/2010 3:26:44 AM PST by mosesdapoet ("To punish a province Let it be ruled by a professor " Frederick The Great paraphrased)
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