If only the Neanderthals knew they were so popular! Another news story about them here So, dispute between scholars about whether the DNA evidence shows interbreeding with Homo sapiens or not. No surprise there. I don’t know enough about DNA evidence to judge the case but I wonder how far our modern, and right, revulsion against racism fuels our interpretation of the evidence?

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I am freelance consultant archaeologist specialising in public archaeology, interpretation, education and the media.
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