Working with DNA
Evolutionary geneticist Matthias Meyer at work in the clean laboratory at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.
Analyzing the genome
Automated processes generate DNA libraries and isolate DNA.
Svante Pääbo, lead author of the new study and director at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, stands with a replica of a Neanderthal skeleton.
Drawing of a Neanderthal mother and a Denisovan father with their child, a girl, at Denisova Cave in Russia.