Is There a Neanderthal Lurking in Your Genes?

When I was a teenager in Israel, I once hiked on Mount Carmel with a bunch of my buddies. We came to the site of a cave, the Tabun cave, that contained the skeleton of a woman that lived there about 120,000 years ago. But, she wasn’t human, by which I mean the Homo sapiens species. She was a Neanderthal (Homo neanderthalensis). Practically next…

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