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If I did my math right, I think it breaks down like this:
If your great great grandparent were 100% neanderthal you would be ~6% neanderthal.
If your great great great grandparent were 100% neanderthal you would be ~3% neanderthal.
So in the scheme of things being 5% neanderthal is kindof a lot.
Keep in mind that neanderthals have the worst public relation of any homonid. Their technology was usually pretty similar to the tech that early modern humans had at the time and if anything their brains were actually a bit larger than ours. If you gave them a shave and put them on a NYC subway no one would give them a second look. If they were around today they would probably be texting and using the internet (just guessing their but genetic analysis shows that they did have all the major genes that allow modern humans to develop a language.)
I guess that's why men with those big, gorgeous, bedroom eyes just aren't to bright. (I should also have included women since those gorgeous women are usually "blonde" if you know what I mean. Please don't take offense if you are really a blonde.
Plan: Very Low Carb Paleo
Nancy, I've just run it through Promethease. I'm a poor converter of beta-carotene to vitamin A, and have no genes for lactose tolerance. I'm more likely to have denser bones and I have several genes for higher HDL. Very interesting.