June 2013:​ What does the sequencing of the first Neanderthal genome reveal?

Did modern man evolve from “ape-men,” who in turn evolved from apes? Contrary to what most of us were taught, there are no convincing ape-to-man transitional forms (ape-men) found within the fossil record. The Neanderthals are one of the most famous examples of fossils which were previously thought to represent sub-human “cavemen.” DNA has recently been extracted from Neanderthal bones, and the Neanderthal genome has been sequenced. The Neanderthal genome shows that this people group was fully human.  MORE...


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