John Hawks' post on Neandertals & FOPX2

By Razib Khan | October 19, 2007 3:43 pm

Please go read it now.

CATEGORIZED UNDER: Evolution
  • Caledonian

    We can now show that living people are much more different from early modern humans than any differences between Neandertals and other contemporary peoples.

    Extraordinary.

  • MartinC

    Apart from the inv(FOXP2)(px) I guess this seems to be solid evidence of interbreeding between neandertals and humans.

  • pconroy

    Fascinating article.
    Yeah, it all points to recent selection sweeps particularly in Eurasia.

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