Neanderthal Ancestry Detected in Africans For the First Time

January 31, 2020 - General
Neanderthal ancestry found in Africans.        Source: procy_ab / Adobe Stock

When the first Neanderthal genome was sequenced, using DNA collected from ancient bones, it was accompanied by the discovery that modern humans in Asia, Europe and America inherited approximately 2% of their DNA from Neanderthals 

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