Saturday, 25 February 2017

How Ancient Neanderthal DNA Still Influences Our Genes Today

Neanderthal DNANeanderthals may have gone extinct 30,000 years ago, but they still live on inside us. Ever since scientists discovered that Neanderthal DNA comprises roughly 2 percent of the genomes of modern humans of European and Asian heritage, they’ve speculated about how exactly those lingering genes affect us today. Now we’ve found that even though most humans hardly resemble Neanderthals in appearance, their DNA still influences how our genes work


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