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From: "Ken Nordtvedt" <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] 4 percent Neanderthal?
Date: Sun, 6 Feb 2011 13:52:03 -0700
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You lost me. If they can not match those segments found in the non-Africans
to segments found in neanderthals, why would they be so reckless as to bring
specifically neanderthals into the issue?


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Subject: Re: [DNA] 4 percent Neanderthal?


>I thought the diversity and implied age of the segments not found in
>Africans were the basis for linking those segments to the Neanderthals, not
>matches with the DNA of sequenced Neanderthals.
>
> Kirsten
>
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> From: "Ken Nordtvedt" <>
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> Subject: Re: [DNA] 4 percent Neanderthal?
>
> Well, those are the kinds of details I was inquiring about. You say the
> only thing these researchers found was that non-Africans have some small
> part of their genetic material not found in Africans. But I was under the
> impression they also alleged those parts unique to the non-Africans had
> also
> been found in the genetic material from neanderthal bones they had
> measured?
>
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