The oldest human DNA ever sequenced could rewrite human evolutionary tree 

Researchers have managed to sequence a section of the oldest human DNA ever, taken from the 430,000-year-old teeth and thigh bones of fossils.

Researchers have managed to sequence a section of the oldest human DNA ever, taken from the 430,000-year-oldteeth and thigh bones of fossils found in northern Spain.

What they’ve been able to determine from this impressive feat could rewrite the evolutionary tree of ancient human species, including those that eventually gave rise to us.

Starting in 1997, archaeologists have excavated the remains of around 28 skeletons thought to date to around 430,000 years old from a cave in northern Spain known as Sima de los Huesos, or “pit of bones.”

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