The Nobel in medicine awarded to Svante Pääbo for discoveries on human evolution

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The Nobel prize in medicine was awarded Monday to Svante Pääbo, a Swedish geneticist whose work on ancient DNA helped change our understanding of human origins.

Pääbo, an evolutionary geneticist at Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, Germany, did groundbreaking work to sequence the genome of long-extinct Neanderthals, showing that they interbred with prehistoric humans.

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