Neanderthal DNA

Study: Neanderthal DNA may influence modern depression risk

Researchers find evidence that one bit of Neanderthal DNA can boost the risk of tobacco addiction, while others can slightly raise or lower the risk of being diagnosed with depression.

March 15, 2016
March 15, 2016

Oldest human genome sequence may rewrite human history

A 430,000-year-old human nuclear DNA, the oldest ever to be reconstructed and sequenced reveals Neanderthals in the making- signaling towards a possible need to rewrite our own origins.

February 12, 2016
February 12, 2016

Study: Neanderthal DNA may influence modern depression risk

Researchers find evidence that one bit of Neanderthal DNA can boost the risk of tobacco addiction, while others can slightly raise or lower the risk of being diagnosed with depression.