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Analysis of a Siberian cave girl’s genome links ancient and modern humans, and shows that she had brown hair, eyes and skin.  The DNA comes from a fragment of finger bone found in the Denisova Cave in the Altai Mountains in East Central Asia. The bone is thought to be 30,000 to 50,000 years old.

Ozzy Osbourne has had his genome sequenced – as had Steve Jobs. Ozzy’s genome includes some Neanderthal DNA.

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