Saturday, May 17, 2014

GGGGGGREAT Gramps was a Neanderthal

DNA for genealogy
Is he in your family tree?

Neanderthals and modern humans, tens of thousands of years ago, had sex with each other in Europe and Asia. For this reason, we as modern humans still carry Neanderthal DNA in us. Researchers from Edinburgh University and Wageningen University come to this conclusion based on a comparative statistical analysis of DNA from Neanderthals and humans.

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1 comment:

Rodokmen said...

It sounds interesting. I thought it was a Neanderthal ancestors of modern humans.