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As was widely reported this morning, researchers have just discovered an admixture of Neanderthal genetic material in the human genome.  Which, if nothing else, goes some distance toward explaining every other item in today's paper.

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Erik Tarloff has written extensively for television (including M*A*S*HAll in the Family, The Bob Newhart Show, and The Jeffersons) and the movies. He has published two novels, Face-Time and The Man Who Wrote the Book; written for Slate, Prospect magazine, and other newspapers and magazines; and contributed speeches to Bill Clinton, Al Gore, and others.

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