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Two new genetic probes aid in elucidation roles Neanderthals personate in human life determining everything from hair color to mental health. The new research findings claim that Neanderthals lived in small isolated communities. The study also points out the fact that advanced contemporary humans created large social networks that enabled interchange of mates and ideas.

The discovery assists elucidate what precisely Neanderthal DNA is doing in many modern human genomes, and how it influences our health. Assembling together the sex lives of our human ancestors may aid us in our comprehension of how and when these genes were switched. The three studies promulgated in various journals furnish crucial indications to the enigma of why humans outlived to occupy the globe and the Neanderthals were wiped out from the surface of the Earth.

Modern Humans that is the Homo sapiens and Neanderthal have the common ancestor roughly half a million years ago. They were then divided and developed in collateral: humans in Africa, and Neanderthals on the Eurasian continent. When the Humans broached to Eurasia, they had intercourse with Neanderthals exchanging DNA around.

Janet Kelso, a bioinformatician who studies genome evolution at the Max Planck Institute in Germany said that people who are not of African origin owe approximately 2 percent of their DNA to their Neanderthal ancestors. He also said that the premiere question that anyone ever asks is ‘Well, what does it do?”

Premature research has connected Neanderthal DNA to a huge array of health conditions in modern-day people, including depression, nicotine addiction, and skin disorders.

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