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From: Paul Roche <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] article on Neanderthals
Date: Mon, 27 Feb 2012 18:16:46 -0500
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well 23andMe reports on your percentage of Neantherdal DNA (2-ish%) - can't speak to how scientific it is...

Paul Roche

On Feb 27, 2012, at 5:30 PM, "Don Milligan" <> wrote:

> I noticed that this article made no mention of interbreeding between humans
> and European Neanderthals during the timeframe covered in the article?
>
> What is the general currently accepted thinking about the inter-breeding
> between humans and European and earlier Neanderthals throughout history?
>
> Do most modern humans have some Neanderthal dna?
>
> If so, is there an average percentage?
>
> Thank you. Don Milligan
>
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> European Neanderthals Were On the Verge of Extinction Even Before the
> Arrival of Modern Humans
>
> http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/02/120225110942.htm
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