Wednesday, February 4, 2009
Found at A Very Remote Period Indeed (and thanks to Tim for mentioning it at supper) : the full Neanderthal genome from Vindija Cave (Croatia) has been sequenced and will be published later this year. The same team of the Max Plank Institut is already working on other five different Neanderthal genomes.
Once this is published and analyzed the claims of Neanderthal introgression in modern humans will be finally proven or disproven.
More at Nature News.