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When ancient fossil DNA isn’t available, ancient glycans may help trace human evolution

Ancient DNA recovered from fossils is a valuable tool to study evolution and anthropology. Yet ancient fossil DNA from earlier geological ages has not been found yet in any part of Africa, where it's destroyed by extreme heat and humidity. The post When ancient fossil DNA isn’t available, ancient glycans may help trace human evolution appeared first on HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News.
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