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Soooo... Africans are the only pure blood homo sapiens? Interesting.

I have a feeling a lot of supremacists groups are going to start making a point of how superior Neanderthals were soon enough.




I was waiting to see how the CNN-commenting crowd would reconcile their opinions with the common concept of 'cavemen' and its negative connotations.


Yes, and I imagine a large number of individuals, white supremacists or not, are going to do some mental gymnastics to reconcile this finding.


What mental gymnastics? We don't know what this DNA does, nor why it was useful in an evolutionary sense to keep it.


Well, that very article laid the groundwork in the last sentence: "Variability is very important for long-term survival of a species," Labuda concluded. "Every addition to the genome can be enriching."

Basically, he's saying "hybrid vigor". Boom, there you go, supremacists, have fun!




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