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Health

Neandertal introgression & SEED

Gene ExpressionBy Razib KhanNovember 10, 2006 1:08 PM

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SEEDhits the major points, and Paabo confirms:

At last, anthropology and genetics have a point of agreement in terms of the fate of Neanderthals. Henry Harpending, an anthropologist at the University of Utah who edited Lahn's paper, described the analysis supporting its conclusions as "quite bulletproof."Pääbo, made famous for his mtDNA evidence against interbreeding, hailed it as "the most compelling case to date showing a genetic contribution of Neanderthals to modern humans," and said he plans to to seek confirmation of Lahn's findings in his own work on the Neanderthal genome.

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