Photo Gallery: A Bit of Neanderthal in All of Us
Foto: Frank Vinken / Max-Planck-Gesellschaft
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Photo Gallery: A Bit of Neanderthal in All of Us

Decoding DNA Evidence Suggests Early Humans Mated with Neanderthals

Researchers in Leipzig have successfully sequenced the genetic code of a Neanderthal, and found some overlap with modern-day Europeans. The finding provides insight into the evolution of humans -- and could be a blow to racists.
Von Andrew Curry