Is Ancient DNA Rewriting Our Prehistoric Past?
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You already know about the gigantic strides 'genetic engineering' is making in the frontier of science and technology, CRISPR being one of them. But did you know, it is also making astounding revelations in the field of human history and unravelling the mysteries of the past? Scientists and historians are getting together to rewrite the history of the human race by studying ancient DNA (aDNA) extracted from skeletons found in archeological sites. 

aDNA provides insights that could not be gathered from fossils or artifacts. It has helped to answer important questions about the existence of archaic human groups apart from modern humans, the intermingling between modern humans, Neanderthals and Denisovans, and the movement of people in the ancient world. To learn more, read on…

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