Professor Bence Viola featured in CBC News

October 23, 2019 by Communications

“A new study co-authored by U of T’s Bence Viola is shedding light on the Denisovans, an ancient species related to Neanderthals. As detailed by the CBC, Viola and his co-researchers digitally reconstructed a finger using a long-lost piece of a Denisovan fossil, which was indistinguishable from modern humans’ fingers.”

To read more, see the CBC news article.

Denisova Cave
The finger bone was excavated at Denisova Cave in 2008. (Photo by Bence Viola)