Search
Tech

How Neanderthal DNA Changed Humans

Mating with Neanderthals led to major changes in humans, affecting everything from skin color to disease predisposition, traits we still see today.

January 29, 2014
1:00 PM EST
A replica of a Neanderthal is dressed in modern clothes at the Neanderthal Museum in Mettmann, Germany. | Federico Gambarini/Corbis

close

Learn More