The Neanderthal Defense Committee Swings Into Action

By James Fallows

The Colbert show tonight was all about traces of the Neanderthal lineage among us. In a derisory tone. And we have this:

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Background: It seems that I have an exceptionally high proportion of Neanderthal genes in my DNA. So, watch your goddamned casual slurs, or I'll come for you with my club. And in the meantime, check out this post on Discover's site, which challenges claims from an archaeologist I previously quoted here.

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http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2012/11/the-neanderthal-defense-committee-swings-into-action/265260/