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Neanderthals - recent or more distant relatives?

Postby Brian Jordan » Mon Aug 13, 2012 8:15 pm

Recent simulations have suggested that DNA overlap with Neanderthals may not have been due to interbreeding but derived from a common ancestor. The conclusions are disputed though.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-19250778
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Re: Neanderthals - recent or more distant relatives?

Postby Roger Stanyard » Tue Aug 14, 2012 1:23 pm

Brian Jordan wrote:Recent simulations have suggested that DNA overlap with Neanderthals may not have been due to interbreeding but derived from a common ancestor. The conclusions are disputed though.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-19250778


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