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Neanderthal DNA: not just old but old and cold?

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Neanderthal DNA: not just old but old and cold? / Cooper, A.; Collins, M.J.; Smith, C.I.; Chamberlain, A.T.; Riley, M.S.; Stringer, C.B.

In: Nature, Vol. 410, No. 6830, 12.04.2001, p. 771-772.

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Cooper, A, Collins, MJ, Smith, CI, Chamberlain, AT, Riley, MS & Stringer, CB 2001, 'Neanderthal DNA: not just old but old and cold?', Nature, vol. 410, no. 6830, pp. 771-772. https://doi.org/10.1038/35071177

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Cooper, A., Collins, M. J., Smith, C. I., Chamberlain, A. T., Riley, M. S., & Stringer, C. B. (2001). Neanderthal DNA: not just old but old and cold? Nature, 410(6830), 771-772. https://doi.org/10.1038/35071177

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Cooper A, Collins MJ, Smith CI, Chamberlain AT, Riley MS, Stringer CB. Neanderthal DNA: not just old but old and cold? Nature. 2001 Apr 12;410(6830):771-772. https://doi.org/10.1038/35071177

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Cooper, A. ; Collins, M.J. ; Smith, C.I. ; Chamberlain, A.T. ; Riley, M.S. ; Stringer, C.B. / Neanderthal DNA: not just old but old and cold?. In: Nature. 2001 ; Vol. 410, No. 6830. pp. 771-772.

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