Category Archives: Human genome

Advantages of Neanderthal DNA in the Human Genome

The retention of ancient hominin DNA in modern human genomes may have helped our ancestors adapt to life in diverse environments. The interbreeding of Neanderthals and Denisovans with Homo sapiens resulted in advantageous Neanderthal-inherited alleles in the genomes of a … Continue reading

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How many Genes does it take to make a Person

We humans like to think of ourselves as on the top of the heap compared to all the other living things on our planet. Life has evolved over three billion years from simple one-celled creatures through to multicellular plants and … Continue reading

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