Richard Klein

May. 07, 2010

Neanderthal Genome

What makes us human? The sequence of the Neanderthal genome has been largely completed. We'll talk about how we're different from -- and similar to -- our Neanderthal relatives.

dna, genome, ancestry, proteome, neanderthals, neandertal, genetics, evolution

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