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WEEK 3.5 Nitrogen-15 In 2000 stable isotope analysis of Vindija neanderthals, again at Oxford showed high levels of nitrogen-15 Clear evidence they were predators, subsisting largely from hunting big game animals in this cold environment The biggest discovery In 2010 one of the great achievements of DNA research accomplished at Max Planck institute in Leipzig Germany The sequencing of the complete neanderthal genome They used the Vindija remains because the organic collagen is well preserved Max Planck Institute video Watch the assigned video Result shows that we last shared a common ancestor with neanderthals 500 kya Neanderthal DNA Modern living peoples from Europe and Asia have 2-4% neanderthal DNA in them, whereas modern africans have none This tells us that long after we became operate subspecies, we modern humans
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