At 400,000 Years, Oldest Human DNA Yet Found Raises New Mysteries

An artist’s interpretation of the hominins that
lived near the Sima de los Huesos cave in Spain.

Scientists have found the oldest DNA evidence yet of humans’ biological history. But instead of neatly clarifying human evolution, the finding is adding new mysteries.
By CARL ZIMMER
Published: December 4, 2013

From NYTimes.com:
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/05/science/at-400000-years-oldest-human-dna-yet-found-raises-new-mysteries.html?smid=fb-nytimes&WT.z_sma=SC_A4Y_20131204&bicmp=AD&bicmlukp=WT.mc_id&bicmst=%201385874000000&bicmet=%201388638800000&_r=0

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