What Happened Between the Neanderthals and Us?

May 18, 2012 Read more: www.newyorker.com 48

Svante Paabo's genome-sequencing project hopes to point up the differences that enabled humans, unlike the Neanderthals, with whom they interbred, to build complex societies.

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Fundie Fatwass Decree

Souderton, PA

#42 May 20, 2012
Rogerg wrote:
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Actually, although I share the same DNA from one continent (Africa) I would lack the Denisovan connection. New Zealanders would have that connection if "native" with "native" Australasian.
Are the "jokes" from Natives or immigrants to that area?
The jokes go back and forth between Australians and New Zealanders and have to do with nationalism, not native peoples. They usually involve sexual relations with sheep. You can google for the jokes, probably.

At least I think they are jokes.

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Since: Jan 08

Tepic, Nayarit, Mexico

#43 May 20, 2012
Fundie Fatwass Decree wrote:
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The jokes go back and forth between Australians and New Zealanders and have to do with nationalism, not native peoples. They usually involve sexual relations with sheep. You can google for the jokes, probably.
At least I think they are jokes.
LOL! I was born and raised in Montana, I've heard them all.

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Since: Feb 06

New Rochelle

#44 May 21, 2012
Mitt s Dog Crate Roofies wrote:
I heard that one difference between neanderthals and homo sapiens [sic] might have been that the later began to use symbolic adornments on the body ("jewelry") which functioned the way a battle cry from a baboon would - to drive off a neanderthal competitor without risk of injury in an actual battle.
Manipulating symbols in other words.
And with our opposable thumbs, we make better jewelry.
lin

Voorhees, NJ

#45 Jun 26, 2012
why do people act like Obama has no white ancestor??

He would still be descended from neanderthals..

and blacks too..
lin

Voorhees, NJ

#46 Jun 26, 2012
cronanderthalis the combo race..
lin

Voorhees, NJ

#47 Jun 26, 2012
er one of..
lin

Voorhees, NJ

#48 Jun 26, 2012
neanderthals didn't have opposable thumbs??
lin

Voorhees, NJ

#49 Jun 26, 2012
yea it really is all about appendages isn't it..??

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