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Nanderthals had Shallow Gene Pool

A recent study indicates that Neanderthals had relatively little diversity in their gene pool suggesting that they were few in number at le…

Started by John Jubinsky

4 Apr 24, 2014
Reply by Daniel W

Neanderthals in Western Europe Faced Extinction Before Modern Humans Arrived

By comparing the genetic variation of Neanderthals in Western Europe from more than 50,000 years ago to analogous data from less than 50,00…

Started by John Jubinsky

0 Feb 24, 2014

The modern human - Neanderthal relation may be more complex than previously thought

This article briefly discusses two scenarios for why modern non-Africans are more closely related to Neanderthals than modern Africans. The…

Started by Scott McGreal

4 Oct 8, 2012
Reply by John Jubinsky

Origins: Plausibility of limited Neanderthal interbreeding with Homo sapiens 50,000 to 100,000 years ago

Humans share Neanderthal genes from interbreeding 50,000 to 100,000 years ago Professor Svante Paabo, director of evolutionary genetics at…

Started by Dr. Terence Meaden

11 May 12, 2010
Reply by Rudy V Kiist


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