A Conversation With: What Did Neanderthals Leave to Modern Humans? Some Surprises

January 20, 2017 Claudia Dreifus A CONVERSATION WITH Geneticists tell us that somewhere between 1 and 5 percent of the genome of modern Europeans and Asians consists of DNA inherited from Neanderthals, our prehistoric cousins. At Vanderbilt University, John Anthony Capra, an evolutionary genomics professor, has been combining high-powered computation and a… Continue reading