Are you Part Neanderthal?
James Fallow at the Atlantic discovers that he is 5% Neanderthal: This evening, after a discussion between the Atlantic's editor James Bennet and the geneticist Craig Venter, Spencer Wells of the National Geographic's Genographic project described his ongoing effort to map ...read more
New Species of Human Discovered in Kenya
The Daily Banter Headline Grab (from the BBC ): Researchers studying fossils from northern Kenya have identified a new species of human that lived two million years ago. The discoveries suggests that at least three distinct species of humans co-existed in Africa. The ...read more