Die phylogenetische Stellung der Neandertaler im Licht erster DNA-Analysen

Ralf W. Schmitz & Heike Krainitzki
The Neander Valley lies 13 kilometers east of Düsseldorf in Germany. In August 1856 parts of a human skeleton come to light during the quarrying of the 'Kleine Feldhofer Grotte'. In the years following a fierce controversy flared up against the background of the theory of evolution as to the age and the classification of the discovery. Today the find is attributed to the Late Neandertals of the last glacial period. There exists very different...