Neanderthals mated with some modern humans after all and left their imprint in the human genome, a team of biologists has reported in the first detailed analysis of the Neanderthal genetic sequence.
And now for a few cavemen ads:
Commenter John sent Unfrozen Caveman Lawyer:
Jules Crittenden’s stoked about having caveman genes,
In fact, I was deliriously happy driving home tonight, thinking about all that grand and terrible prehistory.
Jules also pokes fun at the AP’s take, “While many people think of Neanderthals as very primitive, they had tools for things like hunting and sewing, controlled fire, lived in shelters and buried their dead.” Jules:
AP apparently thinks we got the non-Neanderthal part of our genome from Homo metrosexualensis or something like that.
Have scientists now stumbled on the source of contemporary conservative (formerly Neanderthal) white male anxiety? Are they expressing their distress with the relentless humanization of their kind?
Tea partying cavemen?