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I really wanted to discover mummies, like Indiana Jones. ---->>>

I want to know what changed in fully modern humans, compared with Neanderthals, that made a difference. What made it possible for us to build up these enormous societies, and spread around the globe, and develop the technology that I think no one can doubt is unique to humans. ---->>>


Nationality: Swedish
Born: 04-20, 1955
Occupation: Scientist

Svante Pääbo ([ˈsvanteː ˈpɛːbøː]; born 20 April 1955) is a Swedish biologist specializing in evolutionary genetics. One of the founders of paleogenetics, he has worked extensively on the Neanderthal genome. Since 1997, he has been director of the Department of Genetics at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, Germany (wikipedia)