Extinct Neanderthals still control expression of human genes
Pierre Andrieu/GettyBy Andy CoghlanNeanderthals are still affecting what illnesses some people develop, how tall they are and how their immune systems work, despite being extinct for 40,000 years. This is thanks to the Neanderthal DNA those of non-African descent inherited from ancestors who mated with our cousins some 50,000 years ago. A study has...
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