Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Neanderthal DNA decoded. Whoa!

Via my pal Cheryl Morgan, this fascinating story.

3 comments:

meradeth said...

Yay for ancient DNA! (Okay, so I'm a little biased because this is what I do for a living, but it's still neat!)

I wonder what Jean M. Auel is thinking though.

Southern Writer said...

Reminds me of a blind date I once had.

Serenissima said...

"The latest evidence, an analysis of DNA recovered from a 38,000-year-old fossilised thigh bone, suggests the Neanderthals did not interbreed with modern humans..."

Then how to you explain for fans of Rush Limbaugh or Ann Coulter?