Science Seeks Clues to Human Health in Neanderthal DNA

If you've ever seen what a Neanderthal is supposed to have looked like, it might be hard to imagine mating with one. But modern humans did. We know because, a few years ago, scientists found stretches of Neanderthal DNA in living humans. And now there's evidence, from a study published in the journal Science, that some of that DNA might help shape our health.

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