Author Topic: Article: Collectively, humanity’s genomes carry a fifth of a Neanderthal  (Read 2773 times)


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It's a cool article!  Just wanted to point out though, that if a fifth of neanderthal genes exist on in modern human populations, that is not to say that anyone is 'one fifth' neanderthal... I've already come across people conflating the two...
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It's a cool article!  Just wanted to point out though, that if a fifth of neanderthal genes exist on in modern human populations, that is not to say that anyone is 'one fifth' neanderthal... I've already come across people conflating the two...

Yes, a very important distinction!

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It muddled my own head a bit when I saw the statements... hehe!
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